8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Gdansk
Fly + Drive:  9​h
1
Pyhatunturi
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Inari
— 1 night
3
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Gdansk

1
night
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): explore and take pictures at Amethyst Mine Lapland, then get out on two wheels at Luosto Adventures, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Sodankyla. On the 10th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Pyhatunturi trip itinerary maker tool .

Gdansk, Poland to Pyhatunturi is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Gdansk to Pyhatunturi is 1 hour. Traveling from Gdansk in September, things will get a bit cooler in Pyhatunturi: highs are around 14°C and lows about 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Luosto, Church of Sodankyla
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

1
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Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, head outdoors with Lake Inari, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Inari online road trip planner .

You can drive from Pyhatunturi to Inari in 3.5 hours. In September in Inari, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Historic Sites
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Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

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 12th (Thu): glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort. On your second day here, take a stroll through Ounasjoki - River for activities, then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and then gear up at Elan Ski Shop & Rental.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Levi trip itinerary planning app .

Fly from Inari to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September in Levi, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

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nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 14th (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village. Keep things going the next day: get curious at Pilke Science Centre, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, then explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery, and finally see Santa Claus Office.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip tool .

Getting from Levi to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Outdoors Wildlife
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Safaris
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery

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