14 days in Lapland Itinerary

14 days in Lapland Itinerary

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14 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Geneva
Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
Inari
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Kilpisjarvi
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Geneva

4
nights
Inari

Inari ©
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Inari: Saariselka (Urho Kekkonen National Park & Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort). Spend the 11th (Sun) exploring nature at Lemmenjoki National Park.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Inari trip itinerary planner .

Geneva, Switzerland to Inari is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In August, Inari is little chillier than Geneva - with highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Kilpisjarvi.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Saariselka, Lemmenjoki National Park
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Siida ©
Siida
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari

2
nights
Kilpisjarvi

Kilpisjarvi ©
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Tsahkal Falls and then make a trip to Saana. On the next day, get outside with Kukkolankoski and then don't miss a visit to The Three Nations' Border Point.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Kilpisjarvi trip builder .

Traveling by car from Inari to Kilpisjarvi takes 5.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Inari to Kilpisjarvi is minus 1 hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Kilpisjarvi

Outdoors Wildlife Parks
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Saana ©
Saana

3
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Levi: Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio) and Seven Fells Up (in Akaslompolo). On the 15th (Thu), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Levi Ski Resort. There's still lots to do: explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi and experience rural life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Levi day trip planner.

Getting from Kilpisjarvi to Levi by car takes about 3.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kilpisjarvi to Levi due to the time zone difference. In August in Levi, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Seven Fells Up, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for theme parks, museums, fun & games, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, and admire all the interesting features of Lappi Areena.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip planner.

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Wildlife
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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