15 days in Lapland Itinerary

15 days in Lapland Itinerary

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15 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Portland
Fly + Drive:  18​h 30​min
1
Kemi
— Few hours
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Inari
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
4
Levi
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
5
Akaslompolo
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  20​h 45​min
End: Portland

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Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. On the 13th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kemi Church.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Kemi road trip site .

Portland, USA to Kemi is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You'll lose 10 hours traveling from Portland to Kemi due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Portland in April, things will get much colder in Kemi: highs are around 39°F and lows about 24°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kemi

Historic Sites
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Kemi Church ©
Kemi Church
Sampo Icebreaker ©
Sampo Icebreaker

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy and Auttikongas. There's still lots to do: take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, look for gifts at LAURI, get interesting insight from Feelapland, and get lost in a book at Rovaniemi City Library.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi travel route builder tool .

You can take a train from Kemi to Rovaniemi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 38°F in April, and nighttime lows around 26°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
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Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery

3
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Explore hidden gems such as Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort and Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To see ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Inari trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Inari takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. In April in Inari, expect temperatures between 37°F during the day and 22°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus

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.
On the 20th (Sat), make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and then experience rural life at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, then identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, then shop like a local with Elan Ski Shop & Rental, and finally enjoy some diversion at Kid's Land.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Levi visit planner.

You can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus from Inari to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 38°F, and evening lows to 25°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, Giewont Husky Adventures
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Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

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nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Step off the beaten path and head to Seven Fells Up and Safaris. Get out of town with these interesting Akaslompolo side-trips: Snow Village (in Kittila) and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio).

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Akaslompolo travel route builder website .

You can drive from Levi to Akaslompolo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 38°F, and evening lows to 25°F. On the 26th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Yllas Ski Resort, Snow Village
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Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Safaris
Scandinavian Adventures ©
Scandinavian Adventures

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