16 days in Lapland Itinerary

16 days in Lapland Itinerary

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16 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + Drive:  15​h
1
Inari
— 3 nights
bus:  5​h 45​min
2
Enontekio
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Kilpisjarvi
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Posio
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: London

3
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Go for a jaunt from Inari to Saariselka to see Urho Kekkonen National Park about 1h 45 min away. Spend the 6th (Fri) exploring nature at Lemmenjoki National Park.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Inari trip site .

London, UK to Inari is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from London to Inari, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from London in July, with highs in Inari at 20°C and lows at 11°C. On the 7th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Enontekio.

Things to do in Inari

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Urho Kekkonen National Park, Lemmenjoki National Park
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Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park

2
nights
Enontekio

Enontekio ©
On the 8th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Pyhakero and then pause for some serene contemplation at Enontekio Church. On the 9th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Jarama WWII Fortification Camp.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Enontekio driving holiday planner .

Do a combination of bus and car from Inari to Enontekio in 6 hours. July in Enontekio sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Kilpisjarvi.

Things to do in Enontekio

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Jarama WWII Fortification Camp
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Enontekio Church ©
Enontekio Church
Pyhakero ©
Pyhakero

2
nights
Kilpisjarvi

Kilpisjarvi ©
On the 10th (Tue), head outdoors with Kukkolankoski and then explore and take pictures at Kilpisjarvi Nature Centre. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Saana.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Kilpisjarvi online road trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Enontekio to Kilpisjarvi. Traveling from Enontekio to Kilpisjarvi, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Kilpisjarvi can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. On the 11th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Kilpisjarvi

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Kukkolankoski
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Saana ©
Saana

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort. Keep things going the next day: admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi and then experience rural life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Akaslompolo itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Kilpisjarvi to Akaslompolo takes 3.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Kilpisjarvi to Akaslompolo is 1 hour. Traveling from Kilpisjarvi in July, you will find days in Akaslompolo are somewhat warmer (22°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Posio.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks Winter Sports Tours

Side Trip

Levi
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

2
nights
Posio

Posio ©
Posio is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Riisitunturi National Park. On the 15th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the exciting artwork at Pentik Hill and then explore the striking landscape at Korouoma Canyon.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Posio trip itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Posio in 4 hours. July in Posio sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Posio

Parks Nature Museums
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Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park
Pentik Hill ©
Pentik Hill
Korouoma Canyon ©
Korouoma Canyon

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 theme parks, museums, fun & games, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, see Santa Claus Office, explore the world behind art at Korundi House of Culture, and admire the sheer force of Auttikongas.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi attractions planner.

Getting from Posio to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Parks
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Safaris
Korundi House of Culture ©
Korundi House of Culture

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