20 days in Lapland Itinerary

20 days in Lapland Itinerary

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20 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 6 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
2
Kemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Levi
— 4 nights
4
Saariselka
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Luosto
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Brussels

6
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Feelapland and Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Santa's House of Snowmobiles and German Soldier s Cemetery. Change things up with a short trip to Korouoma Canyon in Posio (about 1h 40 min away). There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Auttikongas, engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, and explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell.

To see traveler tips and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip planning site .

Brussels, Belgium to Rovaniemi is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Brussels to Rovaniemi. When traveling from Brussels in July, plan for slightly colder days in Rovaniemi, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Kemi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Korouoma Canyon
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Feelapland ©
Feelapland
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy

2
nights
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. On the 28th (Sun), tee off at Tornio Golf and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kemi Church. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tornio Church, get engrossed in the history at The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley, and then explore the world behind art at Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery).

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Kemi journey tool .

Take a train from Rovaniemi to Kemi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in July, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Kemi

Outdoors Museums Golf

Side Trip

Tornio
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Tornio Golf ©
Tornio Golf
Kemi Church ©
Kemi Church
Tornio Church ©
Tornio Church

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.
Visiting Seven Fells Up and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Ounasjoki - River for activities and Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. Go for a jaunt from Levi to Kittila to see Nature & Wildlife Tours about 50 minutes away. On the 31st (Wed), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Levi Ski Resort. There's more to do: gear up at Elan Ski Shop & Rental and have some family-friendly fun at G2 Ice Karting Levi.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Levi trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from Kemi to Levi in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Levi can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Seven Fells Up, Nature & Wildlife Tours, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Nature & Wildlife Tours

4
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Do some cultural sightseeing at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Siida. Discover out-of-the-way places like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Gold Prospector Museum. Step out of Saariselka with an excursion to Lake Inari in Inari--about 1h 20 min away. On the 6th (Tue), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Saariselka driving holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from Levi to Saariselka takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Saariselka sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can go by car to Luosto.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

2
nights
Luosto

Luosto ©
On the 7th (Wed), take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park, and then admire all the interesting features of Amethyst Mine Lapland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Luosto sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Saariselka to Luosto in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in August, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

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

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