15 days in Lapland Itinerary

15 days in Lapland Itinerary

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15 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Zagreb
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Posio
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Pyhatunturi
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Zagreb

4
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 Safaris and Syvasenvaara Fell. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, identify plant and animal life at Poro Farmi, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip maker app .

Zagreb, Croatia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Zagreb in July, with highs in Rovaniemi at 22°C and lows at 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Safaris
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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 1st (Thu): glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort. On the 2nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then shop like a local with Elan Ski Shop & Rental.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Levi tour planning site .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Levi, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

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

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Get in touch with nature at Urho Kekkonen National Park and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Venture out of the city with trips to Inari (Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, Juutua Nature Trail, & more). Spend the 5th (Mon) exploring nature at Lemmenjoki National Park.

To find other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Saariselka trip planner .

You can fly from Levi to Saariselka in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Saariselka are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Posio.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Posio

Posio ©
Posio is a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Riisitunturi National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Pentik Hill and then explore the striking landscape at Korouoma Canyon.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Posio online travel route planner .

Drive from Saariselka to Posio in 4.5 hours. In August in Posio, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Pyhatunturi.

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
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): admire all the interesting features of Amethyst Mine Lapland, do some two-wheel cruising with Luosto Adventures, and then identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park. On the next day, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Pyhatunturi travel route app .

You can drive from Posio to Pyhatunturi in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in August, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

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

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