16 days in Lapland Itinerary

16 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Luosto
— 1 night
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Saariselka
— 4 nights
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Akaslompolo
— 3 nights
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Posio
— 2 nights
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Rovaniemi
— 3 nights

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Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
On the 4th (Sat), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park. Keep things going 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.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Luosto trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Luosto is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Singapore to Luosto. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Singapore in August: high temperatures in Luosto hover around 20°C and lows are around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

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Wildlife Area
Kopara Reindeer Park
4.3

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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.
Get in touch with nature at Urho Kekkonen National Park and Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Lake Inari and The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Saariselka: Inari (Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus & Inari Reindeer Farm). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Ruijanpolku Trail and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Saariselka road trip planning site.

You can drive from Luosto to Saariselka in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. August in Saariselka sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Trails

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Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Step off the beaten path and head to Pakasaivo and Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. Step out of the city life by going to Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Step out of Akaslompolo to go to Kongas and see Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, which is approximately 1h 5 min away.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Akaslompolo trip planner.

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Akaslompolo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Posio.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

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Outdoor Activity
Seven Fells Up
5.0
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Water Body
Pakasaivo
4.4

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Posio

Posio ©
Posio is a municipality of Finland. On the 13th (Mon), explore the striking landscape of Riisitunturi National Park. On the 14th (Tue), 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 find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Posio online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Posio takes 4 hours. In August in Posio, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Posio

Nature · Parks · Shopping · Museums
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Must see
Korouoma Canyon
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Art Gallery
Pentik Hill
4.0

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Visiting Auttikongas and Eeron Polku Trail will get you outdoors. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Syvasenvaara Fell and Forestry Museum of Lapland. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Hiidenkirnut, see Santa Claus Office, make a trip to Santa Claus Village, and take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary planning website.

Drive from Posio to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. August in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors

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Auttikongas
4.6
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Arktikum
4.1

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