7 days in Lapland Itinerary

7 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Luosto
— 1 night
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Saariselka
— 2 nights
3
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights

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Luosto

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 17th (Mon): take in breathtaking views at Isokuru, then go deep underground at Amethyst Mine Lapland, and then get out on two wheels at Luosto Adventures.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Luosto trip planner.

Tallinn, Estonia to Luosto is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Tallinn in August, with highs in Luosto at 20°C and lows at 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Luosto

Wildlife · Parks · Nature
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Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

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Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): head outdoors with Lake Inari, then see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then trek along Juutua Nature Trail. On the 19th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, then trek along Urho Kekkonen National Park, and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Saariselka trip builder website.

You can drive from Luosto to Saariselka in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in August, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trip

Inari
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
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 1h 5 min away. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, take in the dramatic scenery at Auttikongas, don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, and pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Rovaniemi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Ranua Zoo
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Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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