14 days in Lapland Itinerary

14 days in Lapland Itinerary

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14 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Chattanooga
Fly + Drive:  25​h
1
Levi
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Kilpisjarvi
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Inari
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Pyhatunturi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  25​h
End: Chattanooga

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): relax in the rural setting at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. On the next day, explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Levi visit site .

Chattanooga, USA to Levi is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 7 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Chattanooga in September, with highs in Levi at 53°F and lows at 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Snow Village
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Snow Village ©
Snow Village

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
On the 15th (Sat), stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and then get outside with Seven Fells Up. Here are some ideas for day two: meet the residents at Konijanka Petting Zoo, then examine the collection at Muonion Kotiseutumuseo, and then stroll through Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Akaslompolo road trip website .

Traveling by car from Levi to Akaslompolo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Akaslompolo are 53°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Kilpisjarvi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

1
night
Kilpisjarvi

Kilpisjarvi ©
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): get outside with Kukkolankoski and then don't miss a visit to Saana.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Kilpisjarvi online journey builder .

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Kilpisjarvi takes 3.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time (EET) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. In September in Kilpisjarvi, expect temperatures between 55°F during the day and 43°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Inari.
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Saana ©
Saana

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. On the 18th (Tue), get outside with Lake Inari and then examine the collection at Siida. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, then get into the urban bustle at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, and then experience rural life at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Inari trip itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Kilpisjarvi to Inari by car takes about 6 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kilpisjarvi to Inari. In September, daytime highs in Inari are 52°F, while nighttime lows are 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Museums Shopping
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus

2
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Fri): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Kopara Reindeer Park, and then admire all the interesting features of Amethyst Mine Lapland.

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

Drive from Inari to Pyhatunturi in 3 hours. In September, daytime highs in Pyhatunturi are 54°F, while nighttime lows are 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Luosto
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 22nd (Sat), engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village. On the 23rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and then get in on the family fun at SantaPark.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip app .

Drive from Pyhatunturi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are 53°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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