15 days in Lapland Itinerary

15 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Posio
— 1 night
2
Salla
— 1 night
3
Luosto
— 1 night
4
Inari
— 4 nights
5
Tankavaara
— 2 nights
6
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
7
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights

1
night
Posio

Posio ©
Posio is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Riisitunturi National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: view the masterpieces at Pentik Hill and then explore the striking landscape at Korouoma Canyon.

To see ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Posio travel route planning site.

Rovaniemi to Posio is an approximately 2-hour car ride. In August, daily temperatures in Posio can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Salla.

Things to do in Posio

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

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): hit the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue, and then take an in-depth tour of Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Salla trip builder.

Traveling by car from Posio to Salla takes 2 hours. August in Salla sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Salla

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 2 — 3:
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction ©
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction
Paikanselan Taistelualue ©
Paikanselan Taistelualue

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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Kopara Reindeer Park and then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Luosto journey website.

Traveling by car from Salla to Luosto takes 2 hours. August in Luosto sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Luosto

Wildlife Parks
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

4
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Visiting Lemmenjoki National Park and Lake Inari will get you outdoors. Visit Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church for their historical value. There's still lots to do: trek along Juutua Nature Trail, examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, get a taste of life in the country at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, and relax in the rural setting at Inari Reindeer Farm.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Inari trip planner.

Drive from Luosto to Inari in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Tankavaara.

Things to do in Inari

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Lemmenjoki National Park
Find places to stay Aug 4 — 8:
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Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari

2
nights
Tankavaara

Tankavaara ©
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and then hit the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Fri): get in on the family fun at Angry Birds Activity Park.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Tankavaara online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Inari to Tankavaara takes 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Tankavaara are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Tankavaara

Outdoors Theme Parks Tours

Side Trip

Saariselka
Find places to stay Aug 8 — 10:
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Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Samiland and then get outside with Seven Fells Up. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Pakasaivo, contemplate the long history of Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins, and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find out how to plan a trip to Akaslompolo, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Tankavaara to Akaslompolo takes 3 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Muonio, Samiland, Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Samiland ©
Samiland
Pakasaivo ©
Pakasaivo

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Visiting Syvasenvaara Fell and Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy will get you outdoors. Appreciate the collections at Santa's House of Snowmobiles and Korundi House of Culture. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Auttikongas, revel in the low prices at Marttiini Store Old Factory, explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery, and have some family-friendly fun at Snowman World Igloo Hotel.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi road trip planning website.

Getting from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Museums Nature
Find places to stay Aug 12 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery

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