21 days in Lapland Itinerary

21 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Start: Prague
Fly:  8 h 30 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 7 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Posio
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Luosto
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
4
Inari
— 4 nights
Drive:  5 h 45 min
5
Kilpisjarvi
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
6
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  9 h 45 min
End: Prague

7
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Venture out of the city with trips to Pyha-Luosto National Park (in Pyhatunturi) and Ranua Zoo (in Ranua). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, see Santa Claus Office, pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, and Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip builder tool.

Prague, Czech Republic to Rovaniemi is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Prague to Rovaniemi, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Prague in July, things will get slightly colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around 22°C and lows about 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Posio.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Pyha-Luosto National Park, Ranua Zoo
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Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

2
nights
Posio

Posio ©
Posio is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): take in the exciting artwork at Pentik Hill and then explore the striking landscape at Korouoma Canyon. On your second day here, explore the striking landscape of Riisitunturi National Park.

To find out how to plan a trip to Posio, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Posio in 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Luosto.

Things to do in Posio

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

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.
On the 15th (Wed), get out on two wheels at Luosto Adventures, thengo deep underground at Amethyst Mine Lapland, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Luosto, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Kopara Reindeer Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Thu): take in breathtaking views at Isokuru, view the masterpieces at Museum - Gallery Alariesto, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Sodankyla.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Luosto trip planner.

Drive from Posio to Luosto in 2.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Luosto are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can drive 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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Inari: Saariselka (Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort & Urho Kekkonen National Park). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and get outside with Lake Inari.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Inari road trip website.

You can drive from Luosto to Inari in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Inari sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Kilpisjarvi.

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
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari

2
nights
Kilpisjarvi

Kilpisjarvi ©
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): make a trip to Saana. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Tsahkal Falls and then don't miss a visit to The Three Nations' Border Point.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Kilpisjarvi trip app.

Traveling by car from Inari to Kilpisjarvi takes 6 hours. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Kilpisjarvi

Parks Wildlife Nature
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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Levi: Muonio (Sarkitunturi & Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park). And it doesn't end there: explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort, relax in the rural setting at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Levi online day trip planner.

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. When traveling from Kilpisjarvi in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Levi, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. On the 25th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Nature Adventure

Side Trips

Muonio, Giewont Husky Adventures, Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Giewont Husky Adventures ©
Giewont Husky Adventures

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