16 days in Lapland Itinerary

16 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Start: Zurich
Fly:  7 h 45 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Kemi
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Luosto
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
4
Inari
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
5
Levi
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  7 h 30 min
End: Zurich

5
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Go for a jaunt from Rovaniemi to Pyhatunturi to see Pyha-Luosto National Park about 1h 35 min away. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, and Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi tour itinerary planner.

Zurich, Switzerland to Rovaniemi is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Zurich to Rovaniemi. Traveling from Zurich in September, expect Rovaniemi to be slightly colder, temps between 13°C and 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kemi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

1
night
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): admire the striking features of Kemi Church, step into the grandiose world of SnowCastle of Kemi, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Tornio Church.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Kemi planner.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Kemi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Kemi

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Tornio Church
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SnowCastle of Kemi ©
SnowCastle of Kemi
Kemi Church ©
Kemi Church

1
night
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 8th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Kopara Reindeer Park, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Luosto, thendiscover the riches below the earth's surface at Amethyst Mine Lapland, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Luosto Adventures.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Luosto driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Kemi to Luosto takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, daytime highs in Luosto are 14°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Venture out of the city with trips to Saariselka (Hippupuoti Gift Shop, Nature & Wildlife Tours, &more). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, get a taste of life in the country at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, and head outdoors with Lake Inari.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Inari travel route planner.

You can drive from Luosto to Inari in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In September in Inari, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Saariselka
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari

5
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Levi: Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio), Seven Fells Up (in Akaslompolo) and Lapland Hotels SnowVillage (in Kittila). The adventure continues: explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort, stop by Inghams Mini Husky Experience, get your game on at G2 ICEKARTING, and hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Levi trip maker app.

Traveling by flight from Inari to Levi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can 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 16th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Kittila, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Seven Fells Up, Yllas Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Giewont Husky Adventures ©
Giewont Husky Adventures

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