15 days in Lapland Itinerary

15 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Zurich
Fly + Drive:  10 h
1
Luosto
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Inari
— 5 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
3
Levi
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
End: Zurich

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Sodankyla, then go deep underground at Amethyst Mine Lapland, and then take in the awesome beauty at Luosto.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Luosto trip maker website.

Zurich, Switzerland to Luosto is an approximately 10- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Zurich to Luosto due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Zurich in July, things will get little chillier in Luosto: highs are around 23°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Luosto

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sodankyla, Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla

5
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Venture out of the city with trips to Saariselka (Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort, Shamaan Design - Lappi Shop, &more). Spend the 18th (Thu) exploring nature at Lemmenjoki National Park. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, get a taste of life in the country at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, experience rural life at Inari Reindeer Farm, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Inari trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Luosto to Inari takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Inari can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Saariselka, Lemmenjoki National Park
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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

4
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.
Explore Levi's surroundings by going to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage (in Kittila) and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio). Spend the 21st (Sun) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, take an in-depth tour of Samiland, shop like a local with LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and join the crowd at Icekarting Levi.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Levi travel route builder app.

Traveling by flight from Inari to Levi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Levi, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

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
Giewont Husky Adventures ©
Giewont Husky Adventures

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kids will enjoy SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus and Pilke Science Centre. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, have some family-friendly fun at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, see where the action happens at Lappi Areena, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi vacation planning site.

Getting from Levi to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. July in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Wildlife
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Pilke Science Centre ©
Pilke Science Centre

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