27 days in Lapland Itinerary

27 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Levi
— 5 nights
2
Kilpisjarvi
— 3 nights
3
Inari
— 5 nights
4
Pyhatunturi
— 5 nights
5
Rovaniemi
— 8 nights

5
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Levi: Muonio (Sarkitunturi, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, &more), Sarestoniemi Museum (in Kaukonen) and Jemes Sport (in Yllasjarvi). Next up on the itinerary: grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort, identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, go for a walk through Huippupolku, Peak Trail in Levi, and get in on the family fun at Levi Huskypark.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Levi vacation builder tool.

Zurich, Switzerland to Levi is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Zurich to Levi. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Zurich in August; daily highs in Levi reach °C and lows reach °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kilpisjarvi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Muonio, Kongas, Sarestoniemi Museum, Jemes Sport, Giewont Husky Adventures
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Giewont Husky Adventures ©
Giewont Husky Adventures

3
nights
Kilpisjarvi

Kilpisjarvi ©
When in Kilpisjarvi, make a side trip to see Jarama WWII Fortification Camp in Karesuvanto, approximately Karesuvanto away.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Kilpisjarvi trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Levi to Kilpisjarvi by car takes about 3.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Kilpisjarvi

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Jarama WWII Fortification Camp
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Saana ©
Saana

5
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Explore Inari's surroundings by going to Saariselka (Ruijanpolku Trail, Angry Birds Activity Park, &more) and Gold Prospector Museum (in Tankavaara). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, relax in the rural setting at Tuula's Reindeer, take some stellar pictures from Otsamo Fell, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Inari road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Kilpisjarvi to Inari takes 6 hours. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. In August, daily temperatures in Inari can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Trails Parks

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
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

5
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Get out of town with these interesting Pyhatunturi side-trips: Riisitunturi National Park (in Posio), Sodankyla (Church of Sodankyla & Museum - Gallery Alariesto) and Joutsijarven Bunkkerit (in Kemijarvi).

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Pyhatunturi trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Inari to Pyhatunturi takes 3.5 hours. August in Pyhatunturi sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Luosto, Sodankyla, Salla, Pyhatunturi, Riisitunturi National Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland
Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park

8
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. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, make a trip to Lordi's Square, see Santa Claus Office, and get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi tour itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Pyhatunturi to Rovaniemi takes 2 hours. September in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

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

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