20 days in Lapland Itinerary

20 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Luosto
— 1 night
2
Inari
— 4 nights
3
Kilpisjarvi
— 2 nights
4
Levi
— 3 nights
5
Posio
— 2 nights
6
Rovaniemi
— 6 nights

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.
On the 11th (Fri), take in breathtaking views at Isokuru and then go deep underground at Amethyst Mine Lapland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Kopara Reindeer Park, do some two-wheel cruising with Luosto Adventures, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Luosto, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Sodankyla.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Luosto trip planner.

Rimini, Italy to Luosto is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Rimini in September, with highs in Luosto at 14°C and lows at 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Inari.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

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

4
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Get out of town with these interesting Inari side-trips: Gold Prospector Museum (in Tankavaara) and Saariselka (Hippupuoti Gift Shop, Urho Kekkonen National Park, &more). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, tour the pleasant surroundings at Juutua Nature Trail, take in the pleasant sights at Otsamo Fell, and experience rural life at Tuula's Reindeer.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Inari trip site.

Getting from Luosto to Inari by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September in Inari, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Kilpisjarvi.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

Saariselka, Gold Prospector Museum
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari

2
nights
Kilpisjarvi

Kilpisjarvi ©
On the 17th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Saana. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Tsahkal Falls and then don't miss a visit to The Three Nations' Border Point.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Kilpisjarvi driving holiday tool.

You can drive from Inari to Kilpisjarvi in 6 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Inari to Kilpisjarvi is minus 1 hour. In September, daytime highs in Kilpisjarvi are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Kilpisjarvi

Outdoors · Nature · Parks
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Saana ©
Saana

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Levi: Lapland Hotels SnowVillage (in Kittila) and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio). Spend the 20th (Sun) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. Next up on the itinerary: get a dose of the wild on Tundra Huskies Husky Safaris, relax and rejuvenate at KuruYoga Levi, and don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Levi online itinerary builder.

You can drive from Kilpisjarvi to Levi in 3.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kilpisjarvi to Levi. In September, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Posio.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Kittila, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

2
nights
Posio

Posio ©
Posio is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): surround yourself with nature on Kota-Husky, explore the striking landscape at Korouoma Canyon, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Pentik Hill. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Riisitunturi National Park.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Posio trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Levi to Posio in 4 hours. In September, daytime highs in Posio are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Posio

Nature · Parks · Outdoors
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Korouoma Canyon ©
Korouoma Canyon
Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park
Kota-Husky ©
Kota-Husky

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 5 min away. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, take in the dramatic scenery at Auttikongas, see Santa Claus Office, and explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell.

For more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi driving holiday website.

Drive from Posio to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in September, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

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

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