15 days in Lapland Itinerary

15 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Start: Amsterdam
Fly + Drive:  10 h 15 min
1
Luosto
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Inari
— 4 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  2 h 30 min
3
Levi
— 1 night
Bus:  1 h 15 min
4
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
5
Kemi
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 15 min
6
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
Fly:  7 h 45 min
End: Amsterdam

2
nights
Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park and then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Luosto trip app.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Luosto is an approximately 10- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In August, Luosto is little chillier than Amsterdam - with highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Luosto

Wildlife Parks
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

4
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Step off the beaten path and head to Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church. Visiting Lemmenjoki National Park and Juutua Nature Trail will get you outdoors. Change things up with a short trip to Urho Kekkonen National Park in Saariselka (about 1 hour away). Next up on the itinerary: explore the venue of The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos and get outside with Lake Inari.

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Getting from Luosto to Inari by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Inari are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Urho Kekkonen National Park, Lemmenjoki National Park
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Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park

1
night
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 17th (Fri), relax in the rural setting at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm and then get in on the family fun at Levi Huskypark. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts Einari Junttila.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Levi trip maker.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Inari to Levi in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Levi can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to take a bus to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Theme Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Kittila, Kongas
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Levi Huskypark ©
Levi Huskypark
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Giewont Husky Adventures ©
Giewont Husky Adventures

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and then get outside with Seven Fells Up. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins and then contemplate the waterfront views at Pakasaivo.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Akaslompolo vacation maker tool.

Getting from Levi to Akaslompolo by bus takes about an hour. Other options: drive. In August, daytime highs in Akaslompolo are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. On the 20th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Kemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trip

Muonio
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Safaris
Pakasaivo ©
Pakasaivo
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up

1
night
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. On the 21st (Tue), explore the world behind art at Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery), then admire the striking features of Kemi Church, then stop by Sampo Icebreaker, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Tornio Church.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Kemi trip planner.

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Kemi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August in Kemi, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to take a train to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kemi

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tornio Church
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Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery) ©
Kemi Church ©
Kemi Church
Sampo Icebreaker ©
Sampo Icebreaker

4
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Explore hidden gems such as Auttikongas and Syvasenvaara Fell. Visit German Soldier s Cemetery and Maupertuis Memorial for their historical value. Go for a jaunt from Rovaniemi to Pello to see Eeron Polku Trail about 1h 15 min away. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, hit the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, have some family-friendly fun at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, and admire the masterpieces at Korundi House of Culture.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by train from Kemi to Rovaniemi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In August in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Pello
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Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy

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