9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Luosto
— 1 night
2
Inari
— 1 night
3
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 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.
To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Luosto trip itinerary maker site.

Los Angeles, USA to Luosto is an approximately 21-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Luosto is 10 hours. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Los Angeles in August: highs in Luosto hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Luosto

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Sodankyla
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Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla
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 21st (Tue): experience rural life at Inari Reindeer Farm, get a taste of life in the country at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church. On the 22nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, thenexplore the venue of The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, and then trek along Juutua Nature Trail.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Inari road trip planner.

Getting from Luosto to Inari by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August in Inari, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Outdoors Parks
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Inari Reindeer Farm ©
Inari Reindeer Farm
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos ©
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos

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Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
On the 23rd (Thu), look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop and then head outdoors with Seven Fells Up.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Akaslompolo visit planner.

You can drive from Inari to Akaslompolo in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Akaslompolo are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Shopping
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Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

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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 24th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, thenstroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, thenget engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and finally explore the world behind art at Korundi House of Culture. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, and then take an in-depth tour of Forestry Museum of Lapland.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in August, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Outdoors Wildlife
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Safaris
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery

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