22 days in Lapland Itinerary

22 days in Lapland Itinerary

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22 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly + Drive:  10​h 15​min
1
Pyhatunturi
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Inari
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Kilpisjarvi
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Levi
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Posio
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Rovaniemi
— 6 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Brussels

2
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park and then look for all kinds of wild species at Kopara Reindeer Park. On the 3rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Luosto, then do some two-wheel cruising with Luosto Adventures, and then go deep underground at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Pyhatunturi trip planner .

Brussels, Belgium to Pyhatunturi is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Brussels in August, expect Pyhatunturi to be a bit cooler, temps between 20°C and 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

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

4
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Venture out of the city with trips to Saariselka (Hippupuoti Gift Shop & Urho Kekkonen National Park). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, hike along Juutua Nature Trail, head outdoors with Lake Inari, and relax in the rural setting at Tuula's Reindeer.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Inari holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Pyhatunturi to Inari takes 3.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kilpisjarvi.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Saariselka
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari

2
nights
Kilpisjarvi

Kilpisjarvi ©
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Tsahkal Falls and then don't miss a visit to The Three Nations' Border Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Saana.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Kilpisjarvi trip planner .

Drive from Inari to Kilpisjarvi in 5.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Inari to Kilpisjarvi. In August, daytime highs in Kilpisjarvi are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Levi.

Things to do in Kilpisjarvi

Outdoors Wildlife Parks
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Saana ©
Saana

4
nights
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Levi: Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Kittila), Muonio (Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins & Pakasaivo) and Pyhakero (in Enontekio). There's much more to do: ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort, identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, get your game on at G2 ICEKARTING, and join the crowd at Icekarting Levi.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Levi travel route tool .

Traveling by car from Kilpisjarvi to Levi takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Kilpisjarvi to Levi, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, daily temperatures in Levi can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Posio.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Kittila, Muonio, Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, Pyhakero
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

3
nights
Posio

Posio ©
Posio is a municipality of Finland. Step out of Posio with an excursion to Syote National Park in Syote--about 1h 10 min away. Spend the 15th (Sat) exploring nature at Riisitunturi National Park. It doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Korouoma Canyon and take in the exciting artwork at Pentik Hill.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Posio trip planner .

Traveling by car from Levi to Posio takes 4 hours. In August in Posio, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Posio

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Syote National Park
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Korouoma Canyon ©
Korouoma Canyon
Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park
Syote National Park ©
Syote National Park

6
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
When in Rovaniemi, make a side trip to see The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley in Tornio, approximately 1h 35 min away. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, identify plant and animal life at Arctic Emotions Oy, look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi online road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Posio to Rovaniemi takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trip

The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley
Highlights from your plan
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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