16 days in Lapland Itinerary

16 days in Lapland Itinerary

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16 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Luosto
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Inari
— 4 nights
+2
shuttle + Fly + bus:  2​h 30​min
4
Levi
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: London

4
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Arktikum and Rovaniemi Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with a short trip to Maupertuis Memorial in Pello (about 1h 35 min away). There's much more to do: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, get in on the family fun at SantaPark, stop by Your Piece Of Finland, and get curious at Pilke Science Centre.

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London, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Rovaniemi. In December, Rovaniemi is cooler than London - with highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Museums, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Maupertuis Memorial
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Safaris
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

3
nights
Luosto

Luosto ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Luosto: Sodankyla (Church of Sodankyla & Museum - Gallery Alariesto) and Ski Resort Suomutunturi (in Suomu). Spend the 25th (Tue) exploring nature at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Luosto online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Luosto takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, expect little chillier with lows of -17°C in Luosto. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can drive to Inari.

Things to do in Luosto

#Parks, #Nature, #Tours

Side Trips

Sodankyla, Pyha-Luosto National Park, Ski Resort Suomutunturi
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla

4
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Siida. Get out of town with these interesting Inari side-trips: Saariselka (Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort, Angry Birds Activity Park, & more). Spend the 29th (Sat) exploring nature at Lemmenjoki National Park.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Inari travel route planner .

You can drive from Luosto to Inari in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Inari can reach -7°C, while at night they dip to -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Tours

Side Trips

Saariselka, Lemmenjoki National Park
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Siida ©
Siida
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

4
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Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Step out of Levi to go to Kittila and see Snow Village, which is approximately 46 minutes away. On the 31st (Mon), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Levi Ski Resort. There's lots more to do: gear up at Elan Ski Shop & Rental, experience rural life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi.

To see reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Levi online trip planner .

You can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus from Inari to Levi in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Parks

Side Trip

Kittila
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Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

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