8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Barcelona
Fly + Drive:  11​h 30​min
1
Luosto
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Saariselka
— 2 nights
3
Levi
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Barcelona

1
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

Discover how to plan a Luosto trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Barcelona, Spain to Luosto is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 1 hour. Traveling from Barcelona in August, expect nights in Luosto to be colder, around 9°C, while days are slightly colder, around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Saariselka.

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

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): get interesting insight from Tours, then pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and then stroll through Urho Kekkonen National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Saariselka road trip planning app .

Drive from Luosto to Saariselka in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Saariselka can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Levi online trip itinerary builder .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Saariselka to Levi in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Levi can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Adventure Parks Tours
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

1
night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and then get outside with Seven Fells Up.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo tour itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Levi to Akaslompolo in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Akaslompolo can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

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

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): find something for the whole family at SantaPark, see Santa Claus Office, and then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village. On your second day here, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip tool .

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Tours Wildlife
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Safaris

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