8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

2
nights
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 25th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, see Santa Claus Office, thentake an exotic tour of a safari tour, and finally make a trip to Lordi's Square.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi journey website.

Tallinn, Estonia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and train; or drive. When traveling from Tallinn in August, plan for slightly colder days in Rovaniemi, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Fun & Games
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Safaris
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus

1
night
Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Luosto holiday builder tool.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Luosto in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Akaslompolo.

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

1
night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then head outdoors with Seven Fells Up.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Luosto to Akaslompolo in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Akaslompolo are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can drive to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

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

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 30th (Thu): explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Levi road trip planning tool.

Drive from Akaslompolo to Levi in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Levi, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Adventure Tours Parks
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

2
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. On the 31st (Fri), get a taste of life in the country at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. Keep things going the next day: head outdoors with Lake Inari.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Inari trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Levi to Inari takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Museums Historic Sites
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari

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