9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

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9 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Barcelona
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Luosto
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Inari
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Tankavaara
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Barcelona

1
day
Luosto

Luosto ©
On the 18th (Sat), take an exotic tour of a safari tour, identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park, and then admire all the interesting features of Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Luosto trip planner .

Barcelona, Spain to Luosto is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to Luosto due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Barcelona in August, you will find days in Luosto are a bit cooler (20°C), and nights are colder (9°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Inari.

Things to do in Luosto

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trip

Safaris
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Safaris
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

2
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Siida, then experience rural life at Inari Reindeerfarm, and then get a tailor-made plan with Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus. On the 20th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Juutua Nature Trail, then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and then get outside with Lake Inari.

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Traveling by car from Luosto to Inari takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Inari, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Tankavaara.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Wildlife Museums
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Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari

1
night
Tankavaara

Tankavaara ©
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum.

To see photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Tankavaara trip planner.

Getting from Inari to Tankavaara by car takes about 1.5 hours. August in Tankavaara sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Tue) to allow time for travel to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Tankavaara

Museums
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Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Samiland, then relax in the rural setting at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop, then head outdoors with Scandinavian Adventures, and then head outdoors with Seven Fells Up.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Akaslompolo trip itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Tankavaara to Akaslompolo in 3 hours. August in Akaslompolo sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Sirkka, Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and finally admire the masterpieces at Korundi House of Culture. On your second day here, examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, then see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa, and then take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi day trip app .

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Parks Nature
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles

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