43 days in Lapland Itinerary

43 days in Lapland Itinerary

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43 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Lille
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Levi
— 4 nights
bus:  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
train:  1​h 15​min
9
Rovaniemi
— 9 nights
Fly + train:  9​h
End: Lille

4
nights
Levi

Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Venture out of the city with trips to Keimiotunturi Fell (in Muonio) and Kittila (Nature & Wildlife Tours, Taatsin seita, & more). On the 12th (Mon), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Levi Ski Resort. And it doesn't end there: stop by Elan Ski Shop & Rental, don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, take in the pleasant sights at Huippupolku, Peak Trail in Levi, and relax in the rural setting at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Levi trip planning tool .

Lille, France to Levi is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Lille to Levi, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Lille in August; daily highs in Levi reach 19°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

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

4
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Akaslompolo: Muonio (Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages, Muonion Kotiseutumuseo, & more) and Snow Village (in Kittila).

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Akaslompolo holiday maker app .

Drive from Levi to Akaslompolo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Akaslompolo, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kilpisjarvi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Muonio, Snow Village, Yllas Ski Resort
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Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages ©
Scandinavian Adventures ©
Scandinavian Adventures

4
nights
Kilpisjarvi

Kilpisjarvi ©
Kilpisjarvi is known for outdoors and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Saana, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tsahkal Falls, and get outside with Kukkolankoski.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Kilpisjarvi trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Kilpisjarvi in 3.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Akaslompolo to Kilpisjarvi is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in August, and nighttime lows around 9°C. On the 22nd (Thu), you're off toEnontekio.

Things to do in Kilpisjarvi

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trip

Kukkolankoski
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Saana ©
Saana

4
nights
Enontekio

Enontekio ©
Visit Enontekio Church and Jarama WWII Fortification Camp for their historical value. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Pyhakero.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Enontekio online travel route planner .

Explore your travel options from Kilpisjarvi to Enontekio with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Kilpisjarvi to Enontekio 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 toInari.

Things to do in Enontekio

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

4
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel. Get out of town with these interesting Inari side-trips: Saariselka (Angry Birds Activity Park, Hippupuoti Gift Shop, & more).

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Inari day trip planning app .

Getting from Enontekio to Inari by combination of bus and car takes about 6 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Inari can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can go by car to Luosto.

Things to do in Inari

Theme Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Saariselka
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Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©

3
nights
Luosto

Luosto ©
Step out of Luosto with an excursion to Church of Sodankyla in Sodankyla--about 32 minutes away. Spend the 2nd (Mon) exploring nature at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To see photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Luosto trip planning app .

You can drive from Inari to Luosto in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in August, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Salla.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Sodankyla, Pyhatunturi
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Safaris
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla

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). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue, get engrossed in the history at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, and hit the slopes at Salla Ski Resort.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Salla online holiday planner .

You can drive from Luosto to Salla in 2 hours. In September, daytime highs in Salla are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kemi.

Things to do in Salla

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Posio, Ski Resort Suomutunturi
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Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park
Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

4
nights
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Popular historic sites such as Kemi Church and Tornio Church are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kemi: Tornio (The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley, Duudsonit Activity Park - TornioHaparanda, & more). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery).

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Kemi trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Salla to Kemi takes 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in September, and nighttime lows around 6°C. You will leave for Rovaniemi on the 11th (Wed).

Things to do in Kemi

Fun & Games Theme Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Tornio
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Kemi Church ©
Kemi Church
Tornio Church ©
Tornio Church

9
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get some historical perspective at Rovaniemi Church and Maupertuis Memorial. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rovaniemi: Tatuka Palvelut (in Ylitornio) and Korouoma Canyon (in Posio). Next up on the itinerary: find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, identify plant and animal life at Poro Farmi, and see Santa Claus Office.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary planner.

Take a train from Kemi to Rovaniemi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. 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

Tatuka Reindeerfarm, Korouoma Canyon, Maupertuis Memorial
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Safaris
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery

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