7 days in Lapland Itinerary

7 days in Lapland Itinerary

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7 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Barcelona
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Luosto
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Inari
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
4
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  10 h 45 min
End: Barcelona

1
day
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): stop by Your Piece Of Finland, experience the excitement of Feelapland, then stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, then explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, and finally snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi day trip tool .

Barcelona, Spain to Rovaniemi is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 1 hour. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Barcelona in August: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around 20°C and lows are around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Luosto.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery
Your Piece Of Finland ©
Your Piece Of Finland

2
nights
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 6th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Sodankyla, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Kopara Reindeer Park. On the 7th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Luosto trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Luosto in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August in Luosto, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can drive to Inari.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Church of Sodankyla, Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park

1
night
Inari

Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. On the 8th (Thu), get interesting insight from Tours, get outside with Lake Inari, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Inari road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Luosto to Inari in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Inari are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Inari

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Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, get your game on at G2 Ice Karting Levi, then stop by Elan Ski Shop & Rental, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Akaslompolo trip planning app .

You can drive from Inari to Akaslompolo in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in August, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Levi, Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

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