8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Levi
— 1 night
4
Inari
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Luosto
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  18​h 15​min
End: Toronto

1
night
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 23rd (Sun): get curious at Pilke Science Centre, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Office, and finally get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and then find something for the whole family at SantaPark.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi online visit planner .

Toronto, Canada to Rovaniemi is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. While traveling from Toronto, expect much colder days and slightly colder nights in Rovaniemi, ranging from highs of 13°C to lows of 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Outdoors
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church
Pilke Science Centre ©
Pilke Science Centre

1
night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and then head outdoors with Seven Fells Up.

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

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Akaslompolo are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can drive to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop
Safaris

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 26th (Wed): get interesting insight from Levi Ski Resort.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Levi online vacation planner .

Getting from Akaslompolo to Levi by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Levi can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Adventure Outdoors
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. On the 27th (Thu), go for a walk through Otsamo Fell, then examine the collection at Siida, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Inari holiday planner.

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle from Levi to Inari in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Inari can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Otsamo Fell ©
Otsamo Fell

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.
On the 28th (Fri), explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Luosto trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Inari to Luosto in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. September in Luosto sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks Nature

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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