8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lapland trip planner

©
Plan created by another user. Make it yours
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
2
Luosto
— 1 night
3
Saariselka
— 2 nights
4
Levi
— 2 nights

S M T W T F S
27
28
29
30
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Take a break from Rovaniemi with a short trip to Ranua Zoo in Ranua, about 1h 5 min away. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, examine the collection at Christmas House Santa, make a trip to Santa Claus Village, and Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi vacation builder app.

London, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in September, things will get a bit cooler in Rovaniemi: highs are around 13°C and lows about 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Luosto.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 28 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo

1
night
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 1st (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park, take in the awesome beauty at Luosto, then go deep underground at Amethyst Mine Lapland, and finally do some two-wheel cruising with Luosto Adventures.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Luosto day trip site.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Luosto in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September in Luosto, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can go by car to Saariselka.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 1:
Highlights from your plan
Luosto ©
Luosto
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park

2
nights
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.
On the 2nd (Fri), get outside with Lake Inari, then see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, fly down the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park, and then stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Saariselka trip builder website.

You can drive from Luosto to Saariselka in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 1 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. On the next day, explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort.

To see reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Levi trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Saariselka to Levi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Levi are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Nature · Adventure · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 3 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

Similar plans

10 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM DENMARK October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife, hidden gems Preferences: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 9 days in Finland BY A USER FROM SPAIN October, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems Preferences: October, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Fast-paced 6 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM THE NETHERLANDS December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 18 days in Lapland & Helsinki BY A USER FROM TURKEY February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights Preferences: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Slow & easy 9 days in North Karelia, South Karelia & Lapland BY A USER FROM DENMARK July, kids, outdoors, relaxing, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, kids, outdoors, relaxing, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 10 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, outdoors, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: October, outdoors, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 12 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM FINLAND September, outdoors, wildlife, hidden gems Preferences: September, outdoors, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 9 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM ARGENTINA December, culture, outdoors, romantic, popular sights Preferences: December, culture, outdoors, romantic Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 12 days in Finland BY A USER FROM IRELAND September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, hidden gems Preferences: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 9 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM HUNGARY August, outdoors, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: August, outdoors, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 9 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, romantic, popular & hidden gems Preferences: September, romantic Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 6 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM RUSSIA December, kids, culture, outdoors, museums, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: December, kids, culture, outdoors, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more plans