15 days in Lapland Itinerary

15 days in Lapland Itinerary

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15 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
Pyhatunturi
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Inari
— 3 nights
+2
shuttle + Fly + bus:  2​h 30​min
3
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Posio
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Brussels

1
night
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park. On the next day, admire all the interesting features of Amethyst Mine Lapland, look for all kinds of wild species at Kopara Reindeer Park, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Pyhatunturi trip planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Pyhatunturi is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Brussels to Pyhatunturi due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Brussels in September, with highs in Pyhatunturi at 14°C and lows at 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Step out of Inari to go to Saariselka and see Hippupuoti Gift Shop, which is approximately 1h 05 min away.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Inari holiday planner .

Getting from Pyhatunturi to Inari by car takes about 3.5 hours. September in Inari sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Tours Museums

Side Trip

Hippupuoti Gift Shop
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Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus
Siida ©
Siida
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari

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.
Go for a jaunt from Levi to Kittila to see Nature & Wildlife Tours about 50 minutes away. On the 6th (Fri), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Levi Ski Resort. The adventure continues: look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental, take an in-depth tour of Samiland, relax in the rural setting at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, and don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Levi visit planning site .

Traveling by combination of shuttle, flight, and bus from Inari to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in Levi sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Winter Sports

Side Trips

Kittila, Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
On the 9th (Mon), get outside with Scandinavian Adventures and then get outside with Seven Fells Up. On the 10th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop, then take in the dramatic natural features at Keimiotunturi Fell, and then explore the activities along Pakasaivo.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Akaslompolo trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Levi to Akaslompolo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September in Akaslompolo, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Posio.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trip

Muonio
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Keimiotunturi Fell ©
Keimiotunturi Fell
Pakasaivo ©
Pakasaivo
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

2
nights
Posio

Posio ©
Posio is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): take in the exciting artwork at Pentik Hill and then take in the dramatic natural features at Korouoma Canyon. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Riisitunturi National Park.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Posio route planner.

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Posio in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in September, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Posio

Nature Parks Museums
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Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park
Pentik Hill ©
Pentik Hill

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 13th (Fri), find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, see Santa Claus Office, and then find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then look for gifts at LAURI, and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

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

You can drive from Posio to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. September in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 6°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Outdoors Tours
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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