25 days in Lapland & Lappeenranta Itinerary

25 days in Lapland & Lappeenranta Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Levi
— 2 nights
2
Inari
— 4 nights
3
Lappeenranta
— 8 nights
4
Posio
— 2 nights
5
Rovaniemi
— 7 nights

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.
Step out of Levi to go to Muonio and see Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins, which is approximately 1h 5 min away. Spend the 5th (Fri) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, experience rural life at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, and have some family-friendly fun at G2 ICEKARTING.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Levi online travel route planner.

Verona, Italy to Levi is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Verona in July, plan for much colder days and slightly colder nights in Levi: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins, Giewont Husky Adventures, Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Giewont Husky Adventures ©
Giewont Husky Adventures
G2 ICEKARTING ©
G2 ICEKARTING

4
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Inari: Saariselka (Urho Kekkonen National Park & Hippupuoti Gift Shop). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, get great views at Otsamo Fell, surround yourself with nature on Angeli Reindeer Farm, and wander the wide-open spaces of Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Inari tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Levi to Inari takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Inari are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. 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 ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Lappeenranta side-trips: 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: explore the activities along Saimaa Canal, examine the collection at Wolkoff House Museum, step off the mainland to explore Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth, and make a trip to Sandcastle Lappeenranta.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Lappeenranta trip planning app.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Inari to Lappeenranta takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and train; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Inari in July: high temperatures in Lappeenranta hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Posio.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kotka, Hamina, Kouvola, Savonlinna, Siikalahti Wetland
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Saimaa Canal ©
Saimaa Canal

2
nights
Posio

Posio ©
Posio is a municipality of Finland. On the 19th (Fri), take in the exciting artwork at Pentik Hill and then explore the striking landscape at Korouoma Canyon. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Riisitunturi National Park.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Posio road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lappeenranta to Posio takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Posio

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

7
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Explore Rovaniemi's surroundings by going to Pyha-Luosto National Park (in Pyhatunturi) and Amethyst Mine Lapland (in Luosto). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, see Santa Claus Office, and find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip planner.

Getting from Posio to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2 hours. July in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. 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

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

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