43 days in Lapland Itinerary

43 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Lille
Fly + Drive:  16 h 45 min
1
Levi
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Akaslompolo
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
3
Kilpisjarvi
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Enontekio
— 4 nights
Bus:  5 h 45 min
5
Inari
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
6
Luosto
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
7
Salla
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
8
Kemi
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
9
Rovaniemi
— 9 nights
Fly + Train:  9 h
End: Lille

4
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Levi: Keimiotunturi Fell (in Muonio), Sarestoniemi Museum (in Kaukonen) and Kittila (Nature & Wildlife Tours & Taatsin seita). Spend the 12th (Mon) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, view the masterpieces at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, have some family-friendly fun at G2 ICEKARTING, and take some stellar pictures from Huippupolku, Peak Trail in Levi.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Levi road trip planning tool.

Lille, France to Levi is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Lille to Levi is 1 hour. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Lille in August; daily highs in Levi reach 19°C and lows reach 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Kittila, Keimiotunturi Fell, Sarestoniemi Museum, Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Taatsin seita ©
Taatsin seita

4
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Akaslompolo: Muonio (Pakasaivo, Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages, &more) and Lapland Hotels SnowVillage (in Kittila).

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Akaslompolo driving holiday app.

Getting from Levi to Akaslompolo by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. August in Akaslompolo sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Kilpisjarvi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Muonio, Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, Yllas Ski Resort
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Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages ©
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages
Pakasaivo ©
Pakasaivo

4
nights
Kilpisjarvi

Kilpisjarvi ©
Change things up with a short trip to Kukkolankoski in Kukkola (about 6 hours away).

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Kilpisjarvi trip planning app.

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Kilpisjarvi in 3.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Akaslompolo to Kilpisjarvi due to the time zone difference. In August, daytime highs in Kilpisjarvi are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. On the 22nd (Thu), you'll travel to Enontekio.

Things to do in Kilpisjarvi

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Kukkolankoski
Find places to stay Aug 18 — 22:
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Saana ©
Saana

4
nights
Enontekio

Enontekio ©
Popular historic sites such as Jarama WWII Fortification Camp and Enontekio Church are in your itinerary.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Enontekio day trip planning website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Kilpisjarvi to Enontekio. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 7°C. On the 26th (Mon), you're off to Inari.

Things to do in Enontekio

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Jarama WWII Fortification Camp
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Enontekio Church ©
Enontekio Church
Jyppyra lookout ©
Jyppyra lookout
Pyhakero ©
Pyhakero

4
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Visit Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Inari: Saariselka (Angry Birds Activity Park, Hippupuoti Gift Shop, &more). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, wander the wide-open spaces of Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, tour or see a show at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, and experience rural life at Tuula's Reindeer.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Inari trip maker site.

Getting from Enontekio to Inari by bus takes about 11.5 hours. In August in Inari, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Inari

Theme Parks Parks Trails

Side Trip

Saariselka
Find places to stay Aug 26 — 31:
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel ©
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel

3
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Luosto side-trips: Sodankyla (Church of Sodankyla & Luosto). Spend the 2nd (Mon) exploring nature at Pyha-Luosto National Park. Next up on the itinerary: go deep underground at Amethyst Mine Lapland and look for all kinds of wild species at Kopara Reindeer Park.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Luosto trip planning website.

You can drive from Inari to Luosto in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Luosto sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Salla.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Sodankyla, Pyha-Luosto National Park
Find places to stay Aug 31 — Sep 3:
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

4
nights
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Salla: Ski Resort Suomutunturi (in Suomu) and Posio (Pentik Hill & Riisitunturi National Park). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue, fly down the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, and get engrossed in the history at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Salla trip app.

You can drive from Luosto to Salla in 2 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Kemi.

Things to do in Salla

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Posio, Ski Resort Suomutunturi
Find places to stay Sep 3 — 7:
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Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park
Paikanselan Taistelualue ©
Paikanselan Taistelualue
Ski Resort Suomutunturi
Ski Resort Suomutunturi

4
nights
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Get some historical perspective at Kemi Church and Tornio Church. Take a break from Kemi with a short trip to Tornio Golf in Tornio, about 34 minutes away. Pack the 9th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Duudsonit Activity Park - TornioHaparanda. Next up on the itinerary: stop by Sampo Icebreaker, take an in-depth tour of The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley, and admire the masterpieces at Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery).

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Kemi trip maker site.

Getting from Salla to Kemi by car takes about 3.5 hours. In September in Kemi, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 6°C at night. On the 11th (Wed), you'll travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kemi

Fun & Games Theme Parks Golf

Side Trip

Tornio
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Duudsonit Activity Park - TornioHaparanda ©
Kemi Church ©
Kemi Church
Sampo Icebreaker ©
Sampo Icebreaker

9
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Rovaniemi Church and German Soldier s Cemetery. Explore Rovaniemi's surroundings by going to Tatuka Reindeerfarm (in Ylitornio), Korouoma Canyon (in Posio) and Maupertuis Memorial (in Pello). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Office, and take in the dramatic scenery at Auttikongas.

To find ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Kemi to Rovaniemi in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Korouoma Canyon, Tatuka Reindeerfarm, Maupertuis Memorial
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Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church
Safaris
Arctic Emotions Oy ©
Arctic Emotions Oy

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