15 days in Lapland Itinerary

15 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  7 h 30 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 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
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  9 h 15 min
End: Amsterdam

4
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Pyha-Luosto National Park and Feelapland. Visiting Korouoma Canyon and Auttikongas will get you outdoors. Change things up with a short trip to Kopara Reindeer Park in Luosto (about 1h 35 min away). There's still lots to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, stop by Your Piece Of Finland, let the kids burn off some steam at Angry Birds Park, and get lost in a book at Rovaniemi City Library.

For photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi sightseeing planning site.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Rovaniemi is an approximately 6- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. Traveling from Amsterdam in July, expect Rovaniemi to be a bit cooler, temps between 22°C and 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Salla.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Kopara Reindeer Park, Pyha-Luosto National Park, Korouoma Canyon
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Korouoma Canyon ©
Korouoma Canyon
Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. On the 26th (Fri), fly down the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, take an in-depth tour of Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, and then steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue.

Before you visit Salla, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Salla takes 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Salla can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Salla

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction ©
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. Escape the urban bustle at Lemmenjoki National Park and Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Tuula's Reindeer and Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus. When in Inari, make a side trip to see Urho Kekkonen National Park in Saariselka, approximately Saariselka away. There's more to do: head outdoors with Lake Inari and relax in the rural setting at Inari Reindeer Farm.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Inari trip website.

Traveling by car from Salla to Inari takes 5 hours. July in Inari sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Saariselka, Lemmenjoki National Park
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Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari

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 31st (Wed): have some family-friendly fun at G2 ICEKARTING, get a taste of the local shopping with Elan Ski Shop & Rental, then relax in the rural setting at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, and finally take a stroll through Ounasjoki - River for activities. On the next day, take in the dramatic natural features at Keimiotunturi Fell and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Levi trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and 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 1st (Thu) early enough to catch the bus to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, Keimiotunturi Fell, Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
Nature & Wildlife Tours
G2 ICEKARTING ©
G2 ICEKARTING

3
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Escape the urban bustle at Pakasaivo and Seven Fells Up. Step out of Akaslompolo with an excursion to Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park in Muonio--about 56 minutes away.

For maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Akaslompolo route builder app.

Traveling by bus from Levi to Akaslompolo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in August, and nighttime lows around 9°C. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Muonio
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Pakasaivo ©
Pakasaivo
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up

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