15 days in Lapland Itinerary

15 days in Lapland Itinerary

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15 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Palermo, Sicily
Fly + Drive:  13 h
1
Pyhatunturi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 15 min
3
Inari
— 4 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  2 h 30 min
4
Levi
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
5
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
6
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  11 h 15 min
End: Palermo, Sicily

2
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take an exotic tour of a safari tour and then identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Pyhatunturi trip itinerary maker site .

Palermo, Italy to Pyhatunturi is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Palermo to Pyhatunturi is 1 hour. In June, daytime highs in Pyhatunturi are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Salla.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kopara Reindeer Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue and then brush up on your military savvy at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Salla online tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Pyhatunturi to Salla in 2 hours. In July in Salla, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time for travel to Inari.

Things to do in Salla

Museums Historic Sites
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Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction ©
Paikanselan Taistelualue ©
Paikanselan Taistelualue

4
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Gold Prospector Museum and Siida are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Urho Kekkonen National Park and Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church. Go for a jaunt from Inari to Ivalo to see Nature & Wildlife Tours about 42 minutes away.

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

Getting from Salla to Inari by car takes about 5 hours. July in Inari sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Museums Trails

Side Trips

Gold Prospector Museum, Urho Kekkonen National Park
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Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): have some family-friendly fun at Kid's Land, make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour. On the 9th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: relax in the rural setting at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm and then get in on the family fun at Levi Huskypark.

For more things to do and more tourist information, refer to the Levi travel route app .

You can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus from Inari to Levi in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Levi can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Theme Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Kongas
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Levi Huskypark ©
Levi Huskypark
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Yllas Ski Resort and then contemplate the waterfront views at Pakasaivo.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Akaslompolo visit planner.

You can drive from Levi to Akaslompolo in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. July in Akaslompolo sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Yllas Ski Resort, Pakasaivo
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Pakasaivo ©
Pakasaivo
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Christmas House Santa and Pilke Science Centre are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Let the collections at Arktikum and Santa's House of Snowmobiles capture your imagination. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Korundi House of Culture, see Santa Claus Office, have fun at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, and take in the dramatic scenery at Auttikongas.

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Drive from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Fun & Games Tours
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles
Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas

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