19 days in Lapland Itinerary

19 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Luosto
— 1 night
2
Saariselka
— 1 night
3
Inari
— 2 nights
4
Levi
— 1 night
5
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
6
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
7
Pello
— 1 night
8
Kemi
— 3 nights
9
Syote
— 2 nights
10
Posio
— 1 night

1
night
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 10th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park and then go deep underground at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Luosto attractions tool.

Jerusalem, Israel to Luosto is an approximately 13-hour combination of car and flight. Traveling from Jerusalem in August, expect Luosto to be much colder, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to Saariselka.

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
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

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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.
On the 12th (Sun), surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and then hit the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park.

To see maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Saariselka trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Luosto to Saariselka takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Saariselka sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can go by car to Inari.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel ©
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel

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Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): tour or see a show at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, experience rural life at Inari Reindeer Farm, and then get a taste of life in the country at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and then get outside with Lake Inari.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Inari vacation planner.

You can drive from Saariselka to Inari in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Inari sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Museums
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos ©
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos

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night
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
On the 15th (Wed), grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Levi sightseeing tool.

Fly from Inari to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Levi can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Winter Sports Adventure
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

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Akaslompolo

Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop, thentake an exotic tour of a safari tour, and then head outdoors with Seven Fells Up.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Akaslompolo vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Levi to Akaslompolo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Akaslompolo can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Safaris
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, thensee exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sat): make a trip to Lordi's Square, find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, thensee Santa Claus Office, and finally engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Pello.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Outdoors
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

1
night
Pello

Pello
Pello is a municipality of Finland.It is located approximately north of the Arctic Circle in the western part of the province of Lapland, and is part of the Lapland region. For maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Pello trip planner.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Pello in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Kemi.

Things to do in Pello

Outdoors Trails Parks
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3
nights
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): admire the striking features of Kemi Church, thenadmire the masterpieces at Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery), thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Haukipudas Church, and finally stop by Sampo Icebreaker. On the 22nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tornio Church.

To see ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Kemi road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Pello to Kemi takes 2 hours. August in Kemi sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 23rd (Thu), you're off to Syote.

Things to do in Kemi

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tornio, Haukipudas Church
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Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery) ©
Sampo Icebreaker ©
Sampo Icebreaker
The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley ©
The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley

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nights
Syote

Syote ©
To see photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Syote road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Kemi to Syote in 3.5 hours. In August in Syote, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 25th (Sat), you'll travel to Posio.

Things to do in Syote

Nature Parks
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Syote National Park ©
Syote National Park

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Posio

Posio ©
Posio is a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): hit the slopes at Ruka.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Posio travel planner.

Traveling by car from Syote to Posio takes 1.5 hours. August in Posio sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Posio

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Ruka
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Ruka ©
Ruka
Korouoma Canyon ©
Korouoma Canyon
Pentik Hill ©
Pentik Hill

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