15 days in Lapland Itinerary

15 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Inari
— 3 nights
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Kilpisjarvi
— 1 night
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Levi
— 3 nights
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Luosto
— 1 night
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Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
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Posio
— 2 nights

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Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Change things up with these side-trips from Inari: Gold Prospector Museum (in Tankavaara) and Saariselka (Urho Kekkonen National Park & Lapland Safaris Saariselka). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, experience rural life at Tuula's Reindeer, and head outdoors with Lake Inari.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Inari day trip tool.

Helsinki to Inari is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Helsinki in September, with highs in Inari at 13°C and lows at 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kilpisjarvi.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors · Trails · Parks

Side Trips

Saariselka, 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
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari

1
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Kilpisjarvi

Kilpisjarvi ©
On the 15th (Tue), admire the sheer force of Tsahkal Falls and then don't miss a visit to Saana.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Kilpisjarvi trip planning site.

Drive from Inari to Kilpisjarvi in 6 hours. Traveling from Inari to Kilpisjarvi, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. September in Kilpisjarvi sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Kilpisjarvi

Nature · Outdoors · Trails
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Saana ©
Saana

3
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Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Get out of town with these interesting Levi side-trips: Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio) and Lapland Hotels SnowVillage (in Kittila). Spend the 17th (Thu) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Tundra Huskies Husky Safaris, soothe aching muscles at KuruYoga Levi, and don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Levi online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Kilpisjarvi to Levi takes 3.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kilpisjarvi to Levi. In September, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Kittila, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

1
night
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 19th (Sat), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Luosto, discover the riches below the earth's surface at Amethyst Mine Lapland, and then take in breathtaking views at Isokuru.

For more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Luosto journey builder site.

You can drive from Levi to Luosto in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 14°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Luosto

Nature · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Luosto
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Luosto ©
Luosto
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

4
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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Go for a jaunt from Rovaniemi to Ranua to see Ranua Zoo about 1h 5 min away. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, see Santa Claus Office, Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, and explore the world behind art at Korundi House of Culture.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip maker tool.

Drive from Luosto to Rovaniemi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 6°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Posio.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trip

Ranua Zoo
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo

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Posio

Posio ©
Posio is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): get a dose of the wild on Kota-Husky, then explore the striking landscape at Korouoma Canyon, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Pentik Hill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Riisitunturi National Park.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Posio attractions planner.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Posio in 2 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Posio can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Posio

Nature · Parks · Outdoors
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Korouoma Canyon ©
Korouoma Canyon
Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park
Kota-Husky ©
Kota-Husky

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