19 days in Lapland Itinerary

19 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Kuopio
Drive:  5 h 15 min
1
Posio
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Rovaniemi
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Luosto
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Levi
— 4 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  2 h 45 min
5
Inari
— 3 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  6 h
End: Kuopio

2
nights
Posio

Posio ©
Posio is a municipality of Finland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Tue): view the masterpieces at Pentik Hill and then explore the striking landscape at Korouoma Canyon.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Posio trip app.

Kuopio to Posio is an approximately 6- hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Kuopio in May, things will get little chillier in Posio: highs are around 11°C and lows about 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Posio

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

6
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Step out of Rovaniemi to go to Ranua and see Ranua Zoo, which is approximately 1h 05 min away. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, examine the collection at Christmas House Santa, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, and don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi day trip tool.

Getting from Posio to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2 hours. May in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Ranua Zoo
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

3
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Sodankyla (Luosto, Museum - Gallery Alariesto, &more). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Luosto Adventures, explore the stunning scenery at Isokuru, and discover the riches below the earth's surface at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Luosto trip planner.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Luosto by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Sodankyla
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Luosto ©
Luosto
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

4
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Levi: Lapland Hotels SnowVillage (in Kittila), Jemes Sport (in Yllasjarvi) and Muonio (Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages & Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park). Next up on the itinerary: grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort, get a taste of the local shopping with LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts Einari Junttila, and relax in the rural setting at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Levi attractions planning app.

Traveling by car from Luosto to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. May in Levi sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Kittila, Muonio, Jemes Sport, Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

3
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Inari: Saariselka (Hippupuoti Gift Shop & Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, tour the pleasant surroundings at Juutua Nature Trail, wander the wide-open spaces of Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, and get great views at Otsamo Fell.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Inari trip planner.

Getting from Levi to Inari by combination of flight and shuttle takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Inari can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Saariselka
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

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