16 days in Lapland Itinerary

16 days in Lapland Itinerary

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16 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly:  20​h
1
Luosto
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Inari
— 3 nights
+2
shuttle + Fly + bus:  2​h 30​min
3
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Rovaniemi
— 5 nights
Fly:  18​h 15​min
End: Atlanta

1
night
Luosto

Luosto ©
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Sodankyla and then explore and take pictures at Amethyst Mine Lapland. On your second day here, explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Luosto trip itinerary planning tool .

Atlanta, USA to Luosto is an approximately 20-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Atlanta to Luosto due to the time zone difference. In December, Luosto is cooler than Atlanta - with highs of 19°F and lows of 6°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Inari.

Things to do in Luosto

#Nature, #Parks, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Get outdoors at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort and Lemmenjoki National Park.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Inari trip itinerary builder app .

Drive from Luosto to Inari in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°F in December, and nighttime lows around 6°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Tours

Side Trips

Lemmenjoki National Park, Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
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Siida ©
Siida
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park

2
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.
On the 29th (Sat), explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Snow Village, then admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, then make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally get your game on at Kid's Land.

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You can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus from Inari to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in Levi sees daily highs of 22°F and lows of 8°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

#Tours, #Trails, #Winter Sports

Side Trip

Snow Village
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi
Snow Village ©
Snow Village

2
nights
Akaslompolo

On the 31st (Mon), steep yourself in history at Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins, then see the interesting displays at Muonion Kotiseutumuseo, and then hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: take a memorable tour with Tours and then look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo holiday planner .

Drive from Levi to Akaslompolo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Akaslompolo sees daily highs of 23°F and lows of 9°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

#Outdoors, #Winter Sports, #Parks

Side Trips

Muonio, Yllas Ski Resort
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Safaris
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

5
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for theme parks, museums, fun & games, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, get in on the family fun at SantaPark, admire all the interesting features of Lappi Areena, and see Santa Claus Office.

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Getting from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Akaslompolo in January, plan for a bit warmer nights in Rovaniemi, with lows around 6°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Museums, #Fun & Games
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
SantaPark ©
SantaPark

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