15 days in Lapland Itinerary

15 days in Lapland Itinerary

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15 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Edmonton
Fly + Drive:  23​h 30​min
1
Inari
— 2 nights
2
Levi
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Pyhatunturi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: Edmonton

2
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. On the 16th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Juutua Nature Trail, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and then get outside with Lake Inari.

To find photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Inari vacation site .

Edmonton, Canada to Inari is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Edmonton to Inari due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Edmonton in October: high temperatures in Inari hover around 3°C and lows are around -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Shopping Trails
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Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

2
nights
Levi

Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): experience rural life at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, then make a trip to Ounasjoki - River for activities, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures and then find something for the whole family at Levi Huskypark.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Levi day trip planner.

Getting from Inari to Levi by combination of shuttle, flight, and bus takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in October, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Theme Parks Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Kittila, Kongas
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Levi Huskypark ©
Levi Huskypark

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): head outdoors with Scandinavian Adventures and then get outside with Seven Fells Up. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Keimiotunturi Fell and then ski along the peaceful trails at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Akaslompolo road trip tool .

Traveling by car from Levi to Akaslompolo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Akaslompolo are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Muonio
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Scandinavian Adventures ©
Scandinavian Adventures

2
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Pyhatunturi and then identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

Plan my day in Pyhatunturi using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Pyhatunturi in 3 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Pyhatunturi can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trips

Pyhatunturi, Kopara Reindeer Park
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Pyhatunturi ©
Pyhatunturi

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. On the 24th (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Salla Ski Resort, then contemplate the long history of Paikanselan Taistelualue, and then brush up on your military savvy at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

To see other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Salla tour itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Pyhatunturi to Salla in 2 hours. In October, daytime highs in Salla are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Salla

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Explore hidden gems such as Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy and Syvasenvaara Fell. Get in touch with nature at Auttikongas and Hiidenkirnut. The adventure continues: try to win big at Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi, experience the excitement of Feelapland, snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, and stop by Your Piece Of Finland.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Salla to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. In October in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
Feelapland ©
Feelapland
Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas

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