9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Fly
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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive
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Luosto
— 2 nights
Drive
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Inari
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive to Kittilä Airport, Fly to Vienna International Airport

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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland. On the 26th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell and then take in the dramatic scenery at Auttikongas.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip planning app.

Vienna, Austria to Rovaniemi is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Vienna to Rovaniemi, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Vienna in August, things will get slightly colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around 20°C and lows about 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Luosto.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Aug 25 — 27:

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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 28th (Tue), discover the riches below the earth's surface at Amethyst Mine Lapland and then identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Luosto trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Luosto takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Luosto can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Inari.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Inari

Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. On the 30th (Thu), trek along Juutua Nature Trail, then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and then head outdoors with Lake Inari. On your second day here, tour or see a show at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, then experience rural life at Inari Reindeer Farm, and then get a taste of life in the country at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Inari trip maker.

You can drive from Luosto to Inari in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors · Trails · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 29 — 31:

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Akaslompolo

Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): get outside with Seven Fells Up. On the 2nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Akaslompolo trip planner.

You can drive from Inari to Akaslompolo in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Akaslompolo can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. On the 2nd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Lapland travel guide

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Landmarks · Safaris · Nightlife
The wild expanses of Lapland promise spectacular scenery, adventure, and rich cultural experiences. As the country's northernmost region, it sits well above the Arctic Circle. Despite also being the largest region, in Lapland just 3.4 percent of the Finnish population calls this great stretch of land home, leaving plenty of room for pristine lakes, dense forest, and seven unspoiled national parks. An abundance of well-marked trails await hikers of all levels, while more remote and rugged adventures beckon experienced explorers. Music is of particular importance in these parts, so try to catch a concert or dance performance during your stay.