5 days in Lapland Itinerary

5 days in Lapland Itinerary

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5 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Barcelona
Fly + Drive:  11 h 30 min
1
Luosto
— 1 day
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Inari
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
3
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  9 h 15 min
End: Barcelona

1
day
Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): take an exotic tour of a safari tour and then look for all kinds of wild species at Kopara Reindeer Park.

To find photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Luosto day trip website .

Barcelona, Spain to Luosto is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Barcelona in August, you will find days in Luosto are slightly colder (20°C), and nights are cooler (9°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Luosto

Wildlife Parks
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park

2
nights
Inari

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 12th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and then head outdoors with Lake Inari. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: do sightseeing your way with Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus and then get into the urban bustle at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos.

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

Getting from Luosto to Inari by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August in Inari, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Historic Sites
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Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 14th (Tue), take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, admire the masterpieces at Korundi House of Culture, and then stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Inari to Rovaniemi in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Historic Sites
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Korundi House of Culture ©
Korundi House of Culture
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery

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