59 days in Lapland Itinerary

59 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Akaslompolo
— 5 nights
2
Levi
— 8 nights
3
Inari
— 7 nights
4
Tankavaara
— 7 nights
5
Salla
— 7 nights
6
Posio
— 7 nights
7
Pyhatunturi
— 7 nights
8
Rovaniemi
— 8 nights

5
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Pakasaivo and Konijanka Petting Zoo. Visiting Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park and Yllas Ski Resort will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Akaslompolo: Muonio (Keimiotunturi Fell, Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins, &more).

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Akaslompolo journey planning site.

Bangkok, Thailand to Akaslompolo is an approximately 24-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Bangkok to Akaslompolo. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Bangkok in October; daily highs in Akaslompolo reach 3°C and lows reach -3°C. On the 7th (Sun), you're off to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Muonio, Yllas Ski Resort
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages ©
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages
Pakasaivo ©
Pakasaivo

8
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Levi Ski Resort and Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. Sarestoniemi Museum and Samiland are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Kittila (Nature & Wildlife Tours, Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, &more) and Enontekio (Jyppyra lookout, Enontekio Church, &more). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Ounasjoki - River for activities, make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, get a taste of the local shopping with LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and take in the pleasant sights at Huippupolku, Peak Trail in Levi.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Levi day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Levi takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in October, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Kittila, Enontekio, Kongas, Sarestoniemi Museum
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Sarestoniemi Museum ©
Sarestoniemi Museum
Nature & Wildlife Tours

7
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church. Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Go for a jaunt from Inari to Sevettijarvi to see Skolt Sami Heritage House about 1h 35 min away. Spend the 18th (Thu) exploring nature at Lemmenjoki National Park. The adventure continues: stroll through Juutua Nature Trail, head outdoors with Lake Inari, wander the wide-open spaces of Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, and get great views at Otsamo Fell.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Inari route builder website.

You can fly from Levi to Inari in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in October, and nighttime lows around -2°C. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll travel to Tankavaara.

Things to do in Inari

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Skolt Sami Heritage House, Lemmenjoki National Park
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Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center

7
nights
Tankavaara

Tankavaara ©
Head to Hippupuoti Gift Shop and Shamaan Design - Lappi Shopfor some retail therapy. Get outdoors at Urho Kekkonen National Park and Ruijanpolku Trail. categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at.

To find maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Tankavaara trip planner.

Traveling by car from Inari to Tankavaara takes 1.5 hours. October in Tankavaara sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -2°C at night. You will leave for Salla on the 29th (Mon).

Things to do in Tankavaara

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Saariselka
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

7
nights
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Step off the beaten path and head to Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction and Paikanselan Taistelualue. Get outdoors at Ski Resort Suomutunturi and Salla Ski Resort.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Salla trip itinerary maker website.

Drive from Tankavaara to Salla in 3.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Salla are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. You will leave for Posio on the 5th (Mon).

Things to do in Salla

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Ski Resort Suomutunturi
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort
Ski Resort Suomutunturi
Ski Resort Suomutunturi
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction ©
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction

7
nights
Posio

Posio ©
Posio is a municipality of Finland. Take a break from the city and head to Korouoma Canyon and Syote National Park. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Riisitunturi National Park and Pentik Hill. When in Posio, make a side trip to see Syote Ski & Nature Resort in Syote, approximately Syote away.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Posio trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Salla to Posio by car takes about 2 hours. In November in Posio, expect temperatures between -1°C during the day and -7°C at night. On the 12th (Mon), you're off to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Posio

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Syote
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Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park
Syote National Park ©
Syote National Park
Korouoma Canyon ©
Korouoma Canyon

7
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Take a break from the city and head to Pyha-Luosto National Park and Luosto. Step off the beaten path and head to Museum - Gallery Alariesto and Joutsijarven Bunkkerit. Go for a jaunt from Pyhatunturi to Sodankyla to see Church of Sodankyla about 52 minutes away.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Pyhatunturi trip planning website.

You can drive from Posio to Pyhatunturi in 2.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to -3°C, and evening lows to -9°C. You will leave for Rovaniemi on the 19th (Mon).

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Sodankyla, Luosto, Pyhatunturi, Joutsijarven Bunkkerit
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Pyhatunturi ©
Pyhatunturi
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla

8
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get some cultural insight at Korundi House of Culture and German Soldier s Cemetery. Visiting Auttikongas and Syvasenvaara Fell will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Rovaniemi: Kemi Church (in Kemi) and Tornio Golf (in Tornio). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, see the top attractions with Feelapland, try to win big at Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi, and pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi planning tool.

Traveling by car from Pyhatunturi to Rovaniemi takes 2 hours. November in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of -2°C and lows of -7°C at night. On the 27th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Kemi Church, Tornio Golf
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Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles
Rovaniemi Local History Museum ©
Rovaniemi Local History Museum

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