25 days in Lapland & Lappeenranta Itinerary

25 days in Lapland & Lappeenranta Itinerary

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25 days in Lapland & Lappeenranta Itinerary

Start: Verona
Fly + Drive:  14​h 15​min
1
Levi
— 2 nights
2
Inari
— 4 nights
Fly + train:  5​h 30​min
3
Lappeenranta
— 8 nights
Drive:  7​h
4
Posio
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Rovaniemi
— 7 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Verona

2
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.
When in Levi, make a side trip to see Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins in Muonio, approximately 1h 05 min away. On the 5th (Fri), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Levi Ski Resort. The adventure continues: get a taste of the local shopping with Elan Ski Shop & Rental, go for a walk through Huippupolku, Peak Trail in Levi, experience rural life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Levi online road trip planner .

Verona, Italy to Levi is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Verona to Levi. Expect colder weather when traveling from Verona in July: highs in Levi hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Giewont Husky Adventures, Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

4
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Change things up with these side-trips from Inari: Saariselka (Urho Kekkonen National Park & Hippupuoti Gift Shop). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church, relax in the rural setting at Tuula's Reindeer, and get a taste of life in the country at Angeli Reindeer Farm.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Inari trip builder site .

You can fly from Levi to Inari in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July in Inari, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Saariselka
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus

8
nights
Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lappeenranta: Siikalahti Wetland (in Parikkala), Kerimaki Church (in Kerimaki) and Savonlinna (Pikkukirkko & Olavinlinna Castle). Spend the 12th (Fri) exploring nature at Repovesi National Park. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Sapokka Water Garden, take a peaceful walk through Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, step into the grandiose world of Sandcastle Lappeenranta, and trek along Santalahti Nature Trail.

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Traveling by combination of flight and train from Inari to Lappeenranta takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, Lappeenranta is a bit warmer than Inari - with highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Posio.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kotka, Hamina, Savonlinna, Kouvola, Imatra Waterfall
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall

2
nights
Posio

Posio ©
Posio is a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): view the masterpieces at Pentik Hill and then take in the dramatic natural features at Korouoma Canyon. On the next day, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Riisitunturi National Park.

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Traveling by car from Lappeenranta to Posio takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Posio

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

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 Amethyst Mine Lapland (in Luosto) and Pyha-Luosto National Park (in Pyhatunturi). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, and pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip website .

Getting from Posio to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. On the 27th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Amethyst Mine Lapland, Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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