16 days in Lapland Itinerary

16 days in Lapland Itinerary

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16 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Frankfurt
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Pyhatunturi
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Inari
— 4 nights
4
Levi
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
5
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Frankfurt

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get in touch with nature at Korouoma Canyon and Safaris. Discover out-of-the-way places like Auttikongas and German Soldier s Cemetery. And it doesn't end there: get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, make a trip to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas, examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, and take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge.

To find reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi tour itinerary site .

Frankfurt, Germany to Rovaniemi is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Frankfurt to Rovaniemi, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Frankfurt in September, with highs in Rovaniemi at 13°C and lows at 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Korouoma Canyon
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Safaris
Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

2
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park, and then admire all the interesting features of Amethyst Mine Lapland. On your second day here, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Pyhatunturi holiday builder website .

Getting from Rovaniemi to Pyhatunturi by car takes about 2 hours. In September, daytime highs in Pyhatunturi are 14°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

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

4
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Escape the urban bustle at Urho Kekkonen National Park and Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus. Step off the beaten path and head to Lake Inari and Inari Reindeerfarm. Go for a jaunt from Inari to Saariselka to see Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort about 1h 05 min away. Spend the 2nd (Wed) exploring nature at Lemmenjoki National Park.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Inari trip simple and quick.

Drive from Pyhatunturi to Inari in 3.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Inari are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Saariselka, Lemmenjoki National Park
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari

3
nights
Levi

Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Step off the beaten path and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Giewont Husky Adventures. Get in touch with nature at Elan Ski Shop & Rental and Keimiotunturi Fell. On the 5th (Sat), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Levi Ski Resort. Next up on the itinerary: relax in the rural setting at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, wander the streets of Ounasjoki - River for activities, and stroll through Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Levi visit planning website .

You can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus from Inari to Levi in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Levi are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Kittila, Keimiotunturi Fell, Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): head outdoors with Scandinavian Adventures and then get outside with Seven Fells Up. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Mon): explore the activities along Pakasaivo and then get interesting insight from Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages.

To see ratings and tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Levi to Akaslompolo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in October, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Winter Sports Wildlife

Side Trip

Muonio
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Scandinavian Adventures ©
Scandinavian Adventures
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages ©

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