17 days in Lapland Itinerary

17 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Levi
— 3 nights
2
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
3
Saariselka
— 3 nights
4
Luosto
— 2 nights
5
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): experience rural life at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, thensurround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. Keep things going the next day: take a memorable tour with Levi Ski Resort.

To find photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Levi travel route planner.

Santiago, Chile to Levi is an approximately 29-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Santiago to Levi due to the time zone difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Kittila, Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Giewont Husky Adventures ©
Giewont Husky Adventures

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Visiting Pakasaivo and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park will get you outdoors.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Akaslompolo trip website.

Traveling by car from Levi to Akaslompolo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Muonio, Yllas Ski Resort
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Pakasaivo ©
Pakasaivo
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Lake Inari and Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel. Step out of the city life by going to Urho Kekkonen National Park and Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Go for a jaunt from Saariselka to Inari to see Inari Reindeer Farm about 1h 5 min away.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Saariselka day trip website.

Getting from Akaslompolo to Saariselka by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. October in Saariselka sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

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

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 6th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park. On the 7th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Luosto online tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Saariselka to Luosto in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Luosto are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

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
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park

4
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Step off the beaten path and head to Korouoma Canyon and Syvasenvaara Fell. Get outdoors at Auttikongas and Safaris. Change things up with a short trip to Eeron Polku Trail in Pello (about 1h 15 min away). The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Hiidenkirnut, fly down the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, and stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi online visit planner.

You can drive from Luosto to Rovaniemi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Eeron Polku Trail, Korouoma Canyon
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Korouoma Canyon ©
Korouoma Canyon
Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas
Safaris

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