9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Luosto
— 1 night
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Inari
— 1 night
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Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
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Rovaniemi
— 3 nights

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Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
On the 4th (Sat), explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park and then go deep underground at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Luosto online tour planner.

Newark, USA to Luosto is an approximately 18-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Traveling from Newark in May, things will get cooler in Luosto: highs are around 51°F and lows about 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

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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. Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then go for a walk through Otsamo Fell.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Inari day trip site.

Getting from Luosto to Inari by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Inari can reach 49°F, while at night they dip to 34°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Inari

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
Otsamo Fell ©
Otsamo Fell

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Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): hit the slopes at Levi Ski Resort. On the 8th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and then head outdoors with Seven Fells Up.

To find ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Akaslompolo itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Inari to Akaslompolo takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 50°F in May, and nighttime lows around 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Adventure

Side Trip

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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Safaris
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 9th (Thu), see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, get curious at Pilke Science Centre, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and finally look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 51°F, and evening lows to 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Safaris
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

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