15 days in Lapland Itinerary

15 days in Lapland Itinerary

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15 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Geneva
Fly:  10​h
1
Pyhatunturi
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Inari
— 4 nights
+2
shuttle + Fly + bus:  2​h 30​min
3
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Posio
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Geneva

1
day
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

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Geneva, Switzerland to Pyhatunturi is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Geneva to Pyhatunturi, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Geneva in August, expect Pyhatunturi to be slightly colder, temps between 20°C and 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

#Parks, #Nature
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park

4
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Get in touch with nature at Urho Kekkonen National Park and Lemmenjoki National Park. Change things up with a short trip to Action Park in Saariselka (about 1h 05 min away).

To see reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Inari online tour itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Pyhatunturi to Inari takes 3.5 hours. In August in Inari, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

#Outdoors, #Trails, #Parks

Side Trips

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

3
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.
Get outdoors at Levi Ski Resort and Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. The adventure continues: explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, gear up at Elan Ski Shop & Rental, take in the pleasant sights at Huippupolku, Peak Trail in Levi, and don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Levi online trip itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus from Inari to Levi in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. August in Levi sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Parks
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): meet the residents at Konijanka Petting Zoo and then head outdoors with Seven Fells Up. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sat): glide through natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo driving holiday tool .

Traveling by car from Levi to Akaslompolo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Akaslompolo are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Posio.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Trails

Side Trip

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

1
night
Posio

Posio ©
Posio is a municipality of Finland. On the 18th (Sun), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Riisitunturi National Park.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Posio trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Posio takes 4 hours. In August, daytime highs in Posio are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Posio

#Parks, #Nature
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Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for theme parks, museums, fun & games, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, stop by Your Piece Of Finland, and get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

For reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi itinerary builder site .

Getting from Posio to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Tours, #Wildlife
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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