10 days in Lapland Itinerary

10 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
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Levi
— 2 nights
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Inari
— 1 night
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Pyhatunturi
— 3 nights

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Do your shopping at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier and Marttiini Store Old Factory. Discover out-of-the-way places like Syvasenvaara Fell and Auttikongas. Change things up with a short trip to Ranua Zoo in Ranua (about 1h 5 min away). There's lots more to do: find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, see Santa Claus Office, explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery, and make a trip to Lordi's Square.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip builder.

Nimes, France to Rovaniemi is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Nimes in December; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -6°C and lows reach -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Theme Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Ranua Zoo
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Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo
Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): look for gifts at Jemes Sport and then grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort. On the 1st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages, look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and then explore the world behind art at Sarestoniemi Museum.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Levi trip planner.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December in Levi, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Tours · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages, Sarestoniemi Museum, Jemes Sport
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Jemes Sport ©
Jemes Sport
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages ©
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages

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Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church, explore the venue of The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Inari trip app.

Getting from Levi to Inari by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to -11°C, and evening lows to -20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Inari

Historic Sites
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Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos ©
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos

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Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): fly down the slopes at Pyhatunturi and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park. Keep things going the next day: get out on two wheels at Luosto Adventures, take in the awesome beauty at Luosto, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Sodankyla, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum - Gallery Alariesto.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Pyhatunturi day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Inari to Pyhatunturi takes 3.5 hours. January in Pyhatunturi sees daily highs of -13°C and lows of -22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Sodankyla, Pyhatunturi, Luosto Adventures
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Pyhatunturi ©
Pyhatunturi
Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla

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