5 days in Lapland Itinerary

5 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Fly
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Inari
— 1 night
Drive
3
Luosto
— 1 night
Drive to Rovaniemi Airport, Fly to Budapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport

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2
nights
Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Step out of Rovaniemi with an excursion to Ranua Zoo in Ranua--about 1 hour away. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, make a trip to Lordi's Square, get curious at Pilke Science Centre, and Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell.

For other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi tour planner.

Budapest, Hungary to Rovaniemi is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Budapest in August: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around 20°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can drive to Inari.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

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Ranua Zoo ©
Must see
Ranua Zoo
4.3
Arktikum ©
Must see
Arktikum
4.1

1
night
Inari

Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, then hike along Juutua Nature Trail, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and finally head outdoors with Lake Inari.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Inari holiday planning site.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Inari in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. August in Inari sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors · Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
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Lake Inari ©
Outdoor Activity
Lake Inari
4.5

1
night
Luosto

Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Luosto and then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

Before you visit Luosto, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

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 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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Luosto ©
Mountain
Luosto
4.2

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