8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Luosto
— 1 day
2
Saariselka
— 2 nights
3
Levi
— 1 night
4
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
5
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights

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.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Luosto day trip planning tool.

Barcelona, Spain to Luosto is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to Luosto due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Barcelona, expect little chillier days and colder nights in Luosto, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough 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 ©
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 12th (Sun), get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and then hit the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Saariselka trip site.

Drive from Luosto to Saariselka in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Saariselka, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

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
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel ©
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel

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 14th (Tue): stroll through Levi Ski Resort.

To plan Levi vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can fly from Saariselka to Levi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Levi can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

1
night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then get outside with Seven Fells Up.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Akaslompolo trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from Levi to Akaslompolo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Akaslompolo can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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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.
On the 16th (Thu), get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, thensee Santa Claus Office, and then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Arktikum and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip builder.

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Safaris
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus

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