16 days in Lapland Itinerary

16 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Fly + Drive:  11 h 15 min
1
Luosto
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
3
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
5
Kemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: London

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 16th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Kopara Reindeer Park and then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

Make your Luosto itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

London, UK to Luosto is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Luosto is 2 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from London in May, with highs in Luosto at 12°C and lows at 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can go by car to Saariselka.

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
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
Explore Saariselka's surroundings by going to Inari (Lake Inari, Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, &more). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum, fly down the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Saariselka trip planner.

You can drive from Luosto to Saariselka in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May in Saariselka, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Museums Parks

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus
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.
Go for a jaunt from Levi to Kittila to see Lapland Hotels SnowVillage about 46 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in the exciting artwork at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kids' Land, find something for the whole family at Levi Huskypark, and join the crowd at Icekarting Levi.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Levi journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Saariselka to Levi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Levi can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Kongas, Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
Find places to stay May 20 — 23:
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Levi Huskypark ©
Levi Huskypark
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Keimiotunturi Fell and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sat): get outside with Seven Fells Up.

To plan Akaslompolo vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Getting from Levi to Akaslompolo by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in May, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Kemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Muonio
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up

2
nights
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): admire the striking features of Kemi Church, stop by Sampo Icebreaker, thentake an in-depth tour of The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tornio Church. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery).

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Kemi vacation maker app.

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Kemi in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kemi

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tornio
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The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley ©
The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley
Sampo Icebreaker ©
Sampo Icebreaker
Kemi Church ©
Kemi Church

3
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, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Lordi's Square, engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, and get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

To find ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Kemi to Rovaniemi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. May in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Parks
Find places to stay May 27 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Lordi's Square ©
Lordi's Square
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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