8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Krakow
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Levi
— 1 night
+2
bus + Fly + shuttle:  2​h 30​min
4
Inari
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Luosto
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Krakow

2
nights
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 14th (Tue): engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then make a trip to Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village. On the 15th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and then find something for the whole family at SantaPark.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip tool .

Krakow, Poland to Rovaniemi is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Eastern European Time is 1 hour. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Krakow in August: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around 20°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Museums, #Outdoors
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

1
night
Akaslompolo

Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and then head outdoors with Seven Fells Up.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Akaslompolo tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Akaslompolo, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Wildlife
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Safaris
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

1
night
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): get all the equipment you need at Levi Ski Resort.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Levi trip planner .

Drive from Akaslompolo to Levi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Levi sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Winter Sports
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): get outside with Lake Inari and then see the interesting displays at Siida.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Inari trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and shuttle from Levi to Inari takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in August, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can go by car to Luosto.

Things to do in Inari

#Outdoors, #Museums
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Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari
Siida ©
Siida

2
nights
Luosto

Luosto ©
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park. On the next day, admire all the interesting features of Amethyst Mine Lapland.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Luosto trip itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Inari to Luosto in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in August, and nighttime lows around 9°C. On the 20th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Luosto

#Nature, #Parks

Side Trip

Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

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