13 days in Lapland Itinerary

13 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
2
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
3
Levi
— 2 nights
4
Saariselka
— 3 nights
5
Luosto
— 2 nights

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier and Your Piece Of Finland. Do some cultural sightseeing at Arktikum and Pilke Science Centre. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, see Santa Claus Office, don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, and pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary maker website.

Washington DC, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Washington DC to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. In May, Rovaniemi is cooler than Washington DC - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Shopping
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Safaris
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park and then take in the dramatic natural features at Keimiotunturi Fell. On your second day here, stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop, get interesting insight from Tours, and then head outdoors with Seven Fells Up.

To plan Akaslompolo vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Akaslompolo are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Muonio
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Safaris
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up

2
nights
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
On the 19th (Sun), explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. On the 20th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi and then look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Levi trip planner.

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Levi takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May in Levi, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
Step out of the city life by going to Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort and Urho Kekkonen National Park. Do some cultural sightseeing at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and Gold Prospector Museum. Explore Saariselka's surroundings by going to Inari (Juutua Nature Trail & Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church). There's still lots to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Saariselka day trip website.

You can fly from Levi to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

2
nights
Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
On the 24th (Fri), explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Luosto trip planner.

Drive from Saariselka to Luosto in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. May in Luosto sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. On the 25th (Sat), you're off to home.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park

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