16 days in Lapland Itinerary

16 days in Lapland Itinerary

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16 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Paris
Fly + Drive:  11​h 45​min
1
Pyhatunturi
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Inari
— 4 nights
3
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Posio
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Paris

2
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
On the 1st (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Kopara Reindeer Park and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the stunning scenery at Isokuru and then get out on two wheels at Luosto Adventures.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Pyhatunturi day trip website .

Paris, France to Pyhatunturi is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Paris to Pyhatunturi. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Paris in August, with highs in Pyhatunturi at 20°C and lows at 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Luosto
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park

4
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Change things up with these side-trips from Inari: Saariselka (Urho Kekkonen National Park & Hippupuoti Gift Shop). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, wander the wide-open spaces of Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, trek along Juutua Nature Trail, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Inari trip itinerary website .

You can drive from Pyhatunturi to Inari in 3.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Inari are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Saariselka, Lemmenjoki National Park
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Angeli Reindeer Farm ©
Angeli Reindeer Farm

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Levi: Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins (in Muonio), Scandinavian Adventures (in Akaslompolo) and Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Kittila). There's much more to do: glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort, have some family-friendly fun at G2 ICEKARTING, look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental, and make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Levi trip planner .

Getting from Inari to Levi by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. September in Levi sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Posio.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Kittila, Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins, Scandinavian Adventures, Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

2
nights
Posio

Posio ©
Posio is a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Korouoma Canyon and then take in the exciting artwork at Pentik Hill. On the 11th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Riisitunturi National Park.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Posio trip maker website .

Drive from Levi to Posio in 4 hours. September in Posio sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Posio

Nature Parks Museums
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Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park

4
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for wildlife, museums, fun & games, nightlife, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, see Santa Claus Office, stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and experience rural life at Poro Farmi.

To find photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary maker app .

Getting from Posio to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2 hours. In September, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Wildlife Tours
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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