8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sydney
Fly + Drive:  29 h
1
Luosto
— 1 day
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Inari
— 1 night
Shuttle + Fly:  2 h 30 min
3
Levi
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  26 h
End: Sydney

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day
Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
On the 4th (Tue), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Luosto day trip planning app.

Sydney, Australia to Luosto is an approximately 30- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 8 hours. Traveling from Sydney in September, expect Luosto to be little chillier, temps between 14°C and 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to drive to Inari.

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

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): get outside with Lake Inari and then examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Inari visit planner.

Getting from Luosto to Inari by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Museums
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari

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.
On the 6th (Thu), grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Levi trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Inari to Levi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Levi can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Tours Adventure Winter Sports
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for wildlife, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, see where the action happens at Lappi Areena, and take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip planner.

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in September, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Wildlife Tours
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

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