15 days in Lapland Itinerary

15 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Chicago
Fly + Drive:  23 h 30 min
1
Levi
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
2
Inari
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Luosto
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
Fly:  15 h 15 min
End: Chicago

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Sarestoniemi Museum and Museum of Fine Arts Einari Junttila. Change things up with these side-trips from Levi: Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins (in Muonio) and Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Kittila). Spend the 20th (Fri) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and join the crowd at Icekarting Levi.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Levi trip builder app.

Chicago, USA to Levi is an approximately 23-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Chicago to Levi. In September, Levi is much colder than Chicago - with highs of 53°F and lows of 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Kittila, Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins, Sarestoniemi Museum
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Sarestoniemi Museum ©
Sarestoniemi Museum
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Giewont Husky Adventures ©
Giewont Husky Adventures

4
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Gold Prospector Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church and Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel. Change things up with these side-trips from Inari: Skolt Sami Heritage House (in Sevettijarvi) and Saariselka (Urho Kekkonen National Park & Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, look for all kinds of wild species at Angeli Reindeer Farm, relax in the rural setting at Tuula's Reindeer, and stroll through Juutua Nature Trail.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Inari driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Levi to Inari takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in Inari sees daily highs of 52°F and lows of 39°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can go by car to Luosto.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Saariselka, Gold Prospector Museum, Skolt Sami Heritage House
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Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Angeli Reindeer Farm ©
Angeli Reindeer Farm

2
nights
Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): view the masterpieces at Museum - Gallery Alariesto, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Church of Sodankyla, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Luosto Adventures. Keep things going the next day: explore the stunning scenery at Isokuru and then identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park.

For other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Luosto journey planner.

Traveling by car from Inari to Luosto takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 54°F, and evening lows to 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Sodankyla
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla

4
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Arctic Emotions Oy and Napapiirin Porofarmi. Get a sense of the local culture at Santa's House of Snowmobiles and The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley. Go for a jaunt from Rovaniemi to Kemi to see Kemi Church about 1h 45 min away. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

For more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip builder.

Getting from Luosto to Rovaniemi by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach 53°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley, Kemi Church
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Safaris
Arctic Emotions Oy ©
Arctic Emotions Oy
The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley ©
The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley

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