15 days in Lapland Itinerary

15 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  27 h
1
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Luosto
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Inari
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
4
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  29 h
End: Melbourne

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 Korouoma Canyon and Auttikongas. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, and don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi tour site.

Melbourne, Australia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Rovaniemi is minus 8 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in August: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around 20°C and lows are around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Luosto.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Korouoma Canyon
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Safaris
Korouoma Canyon ©
Korouoma Canyon

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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park and then go deep underground at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Luosto online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Luosto takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can go by car to Inari.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Pyha-Luosto National Park
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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
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Visiting Lemmenjoki National Park and Lake Inari will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, experience rural life at Tuula's Reindeer, get a taste of life in the country at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Inari trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Luosto to Inari takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Inari, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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 20th (Tue): explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. On the 21st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: shop like a local with Elan Ski Shop & Rental, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and then take a stroll through Ounasjoki - River for activities.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Levi tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Inari to Levi in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in August, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trip

Nature & Wildlife Tours
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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 ©
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): head outdoors with Seven Fells Up.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Akaslompolo day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Levi to Akaslompolo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Shopping
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Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

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