10 days in Lapland Itinerary

10 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Panama City Beach, Florida
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  27 h
1
Levi
— 3 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  2 h 30 min
2
Inari
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
3
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  27 h
End: Panama City Beach, Florida

3
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 20th (Thu), grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the exciting artwork at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, then join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, then take an in-depth tour of Samiland, and finally fly down the slopes at Kids' Land.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Levi trip planner.

Panama City Beach, USA to Levi is an approximately 26- hour combination of car and flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Panama City Beach to Levi due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Panama City Beach in December, with highs in Levi at 22°F and lows at 8°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery
Samiland ©
Samiland

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 22nd (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and then see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center. On the 23rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Inari vacation planner.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Levi to Inari in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°F in December, and nighttime lows around 6°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Inari

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, and then make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

To see maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Inari to Rovaniemi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are 22°F, while nighttime lows are 11°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Tours Wildlife
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Safaris
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

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