31 days in Lapland Itinerary

31 days in Lapland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lapland trip planner

©
This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

31 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Montpellier
Fly + Drive:  15​h 15​min
1
Levi
— 9 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Inari
— 8 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Rovaniemi
— 12 nights
Fly:  11​h 45​min
End: Montpellier

9
nights
Levi

Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Church of Sodankyla and Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins will appeal to history buffs. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Safaris and Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. Change things up with these side-trips from Levi: Museum - Gallery Alariesto (in Sodankyla), Akaslompolo (Seven Fells Up, Scandinavian Adventures, & more) and Kittila (The Sarestoniemi Museum & Taatsin seita). On the 11th (Sat), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Levi Ski Resort. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Enontekio Church, experience rural life at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort, and glide through natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Levi trip planner .

Montpellier, France to Levi is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Montpellier to Levi is 1 hour. Traveling from Montpellier in August, expect nights in Levi to be a bit cooler, around 9°C, while days are colder, around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Kittila, Muonio, Akaslompolo, Sodankyla, Enontekio
Find places to stay Aug 1 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla
Scandinavian Adventures ©
Scandinavian Adventures

8
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Visiting Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus and Lemmenjoki National Park will get you outdoors. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Urho Kekkonen National Park and Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church. Explore Inari's surroundings by going to Gold Prospector Museum (in Tankavaara) and Saariselka (Angry Birds Saariselka & Ruijanpolku Trail).

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Inari vacation planner.

Getting from Levi to Inari by combination of bus, flight, and shuttle takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. August in Inari sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Inari

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Saariselka, Lemmenjoki National Park, Gold Prospector Museum
Find places to stay Aug 11 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park

12
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Rovaniemi Church and Pilke Science Centre. Your inner history buff will appreciate German Soldier s Cemetery and Maupertuis Memorial. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rovaniemi: Pyha-Luosto National Park (in Pyhatunturi), Korouoma Canyon (in Posio) and Luosto (Amethyst Mine Lapland & Kopara Reindeer Park). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Korundi House of Culture, get engrossed in the history at The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley, head outdoors with Arctic Lifestyle, and examine the collection at Christmas Exhibition and Santa Claus Photography.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Inari to Rovaniemi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus; or take a bus. In August in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Tornio, Kemi, Pello, Luosto, Korouoma Canyon
Find places to stay Aug 19 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Korouoma Canyon ©
Korouoma Canyon
Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery

Similar Plans

32 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM FINLAND December, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 2 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM December, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS February, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 3 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM December, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 16 days in Helsinki, Oulu & Lapland BY A USER FROM CANADA July, popular sights PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 6 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE December, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 4 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM MOLDOVA December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 10 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 4 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM FINLAND December, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 4 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM CYPRUS February, popular sights PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans