15 days in Lapland Itinerary

15 days in Lapland Itinerary

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15 days in Lapland Itinerary

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
+2
shuttle + Fly + bus:  2​h 30​min
4
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Fly:  29​h
End: Melbourne

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Step out of the city life by going to Safaris and Syvasenvaara Fell. When in Rovaniemi, make a side trip to see Korouoma Canyon in Posio, approximately 1h 40 min away. And it doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, and admire the sheer force of Auttikongas.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi online road trip planner .

Melbourne, Australia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 27-hour flight. Traveling from Melbourne to Rovaniemi, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Melbourne in August, expect Rovaniemi to be somewhat warmer, temps between 20°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trip

Korouoma Canyon
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Safaris
Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

2
nights
Luosto

Luosto ©
On the 15th (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park, and then explore and take pictures at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

Plan trip to Luosto with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Luosto takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in August, and nighttime lows around 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

Pyhatunturi
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Safaris

3
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Step out of the city life by going to Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus and Lake Inari. Spend the 18th (Sun) exploring nature at Lemmenjoki National Park.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Inari trip maker .

You can drive from Luosto to Inari in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Tours Nature

Side Trip

Lemmenjoki National Park
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Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus
Siida ©
Siida
Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park

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): glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort. On your second day here, look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and then make a trip to Ounasjoki - River for activities.

To see photos and other tourist information, go to the Levi trip planner .

Traveling by combination of shuttle, flight, and bus from Inari to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Levi, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Parks

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 ©
On the 22nd (Thu), head outdoors with Scandinavian Adventures and then get outside with Seven Fells Up.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Akaslompolo itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Levi to Akaslompolo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Akaslompolo, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. 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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Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

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