15 days in Lapland Itinerary

15 days in Lapland Itinerary

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15 days in Lapland Itinerary

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

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Levi: Snow Village (in Kittila), Seven Fells Up (in Akaslompolo) and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio). On the 18th (Sat), 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 relax in the rural setting at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

For other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Levi online visit planner .

Helsinki to Levi is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in August; daily highs in Levi reach 19°C and lows reach 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kilpisjarvi.

Things to do in Levi

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Winter Sports

Side Trips

Seven Fells Up, Snow Village, 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

2
nights
Kilpisjarvi

Kilpisjarvi ©
On the 20th (Mon), take in the dramatic scenery at Tsahkal Falls and then don't miss a visit to Saana. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Tue): head outdoors with Kukkolankoski and then make a trip to The Three Nations' Border Point.

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You can drive from Levi to Kilpisjarvi in 3.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Levi to Kilpisjarvi. In August in Kilpisjarvi, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Kilpisjarvi

#Outdoors, #Nature, #Wildlife
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Saana ©
Saana

3
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Inari: Saariselka (Urho Kekkonen National Park & Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort). Spend the 24th (Fri) exploring nature at Lemmenjoki National Park.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Inari sightseeing planning app .

Drive from Kilpisjarvi to Inari in 6 hours. Traveling from Kilpisjarvi to Inari, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, daytime highs in Inari are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Inari

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Tours

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
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take an exotic tour of 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 see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Pyhatunturi trip itinerary builder site .

Getting from Inari to Pyhatunturi by car takes about 3 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Pyhatunturi can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can 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
Safaris

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: get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, and get curious at Pilke Science Centre.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi tour planner.

You can drive from Pyhatunturi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Museums, #Outdoors
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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