9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Luosto
— 1 night
2
Saariselka
— 3 nights
3
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights

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 23rd (Sun): take in breathtaking views at Isokuru, go deep underground at Amethyst Mine Lapland, and then get out on two wheels at Luosto Adventures.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Luosto tour itinerary maker app.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Luosto is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Copenhagen to Luosto. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Copenhagen in August; daily highs in Luosto reach 20°C and lows reach 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Luosto

Wildlife · Parks · Nature
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Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

3
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Saariselka: Inari (Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, &more). There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape of Urho Kekkonen National Park, get in on the family fun at Angry Birds Activity Park, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and get a taste of life in the country at Saariselka Reindeer Farm.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Saariselka day trip app.

You can drive from Luosto to Saariselka in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Saariselka are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Step out of Rovaniemi to go to Ranua and see Ranua Zoo, which is approximately 1h 5 min away. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, make a trip to Santa Claus Office, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, and engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre.

To see maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Saariselka to Rovaniemi in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. August in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Museums · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Ranua Zoo
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Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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