15 days in Lapland Itinerary

15 days in Lapland Itinerary

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15 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Prague
Fly + Drive:  9 h 45 min
1
Pyhatunturi
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
2
Inari
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
3
Kilpisjarvi
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
4
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
5
Syote
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h 45 min
End: Prague

2
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park. Keep things going the next day: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and then admire all the interesting features of Amethyst Mine Lapland.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Pyhatunturi day trip planner.

Prague, Czech Republic to Pyhatunturi is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Prague to Pyhatunturi is 1 hour. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Prague in August, with highs in Pyhatunturi at 20°C and lows at 9°C. On the 15th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Amethyst Mine Lapland
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National 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. Get outdoors at Urho Kekkonen National Park and Juutua Nature Trail. Step out of Inari to go to Saariselka and see Action Park, which is approximately 1h 05 min away.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Inari road trip site .

You can drive from Pyhatunturi to Inari in 3 hours. In August in Inari, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Kilpisjarvi.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trip

Urho Kekkonen National Park
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari

2
nights
Kilpisjarvi

Kilpisjarvi ©
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): get outside with Kukkolankoski and then explore and take pictures at Kilpisjarvi Nature Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Tue): make a trip to Saana.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Kilpisjarvi trip planner .

Getting from Inari to Kilpisjarvi by car takes about 6 hours. Traveling from Inari to Kilpisjarvi, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August in Kilpisjarvi, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 9°C at night. On the 21st (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Kilpisjarvi

Nature Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Kukkolankoski
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Saana ©
Saana

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
On the 22nd (Wed), explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, experience rural life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and then get outside with Seven Fells Up. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures and then don't miss a visit to Snow Village.

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Drive from Kilpisjarvi to Akaslompolo in 3.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kilpisjarvi to Akaslompolo due to the time zone difference. In August, daily temperatures in Akaslompolo can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. On the 23rd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Syote.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Kittila, Levi
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Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

1
night
Syote

Syote ©
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Syote National Park.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Syote trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Syote takes 5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in August, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Syote

Nature Parks
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Syote National Park ©
Syote National Park

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Visiting Safaris and Auttikongas will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, admire all the interesting features of Lappi Areena, make a trip to Lordi's Square, and get curious at Pilke Science Centre.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi visit planning tool .

Drive from Syote to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Nature
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Safaris
Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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