15 days in Lapland Itinerary

15 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Pyhatunturi
— 1 night
2
Saariselka
— 3 nights
3
Levi
— 2 nights
4
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
5
Posio
— 2 nights
6
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights

1
night
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park and then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To find where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Pyhatunturi route planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Pyhatunturi is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Brussels in August, with highs in Pyhatunturi at °C and lows at °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Luosto
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
Take a break from the city and head to Urho Kekkonen National Park and Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Venture out of the city with trips to Inari (Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, Inari Reindeer Farm, &more).

To see reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Saariselka trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Pyhatunturi to Saariselka in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Inari
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

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.
On the 13th (Tue), explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. Keep things going the next day: stop by Elan Ski Shop & Rental, thensurround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Levi tour planning tool.

You can fly from Saariselka to Levi in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August in Levi, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Trails

Side Trip

Kittila
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
On the 15th (Thu), get outside with Seven Fells Up. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To find ratings and other tourist information, go to the Akaslompolo visit planner.

Traveling by car from Levi to Akaslompolo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Akaslompolo are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Posio.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Posio

Posio ©
Posio is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Riisitunturi National Park. On your second day here, take in the exciting artwork at Pentik Hill and then take in the dramatic natural features at Korouoma Canyon.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Posio trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Posio takes 4 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Posio can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

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

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Take a break from the city and head to Syvasenvaara Fell and Safaris. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, and see Santa Claus Office.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip planner.

Traveling by car from Posio to Rovaniemi takes 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Outdoors
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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