11 days in Lapland Itinerary

11 days in Lapland Itinerary

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11 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: New Orleans
Fly + Drive:  23​h 45​min
1
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Muonio
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Inari
— 1 night
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
5
Kemi
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: New Orleans

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): relax in the rural setting at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Levi online visit planner .

New Orleans, USA to Levi is an approximately 24-hour flight. Traveling from New Orleans to Levi, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from New Orleans in May; daily highs in Levi reach 50°F and lows reach 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Levi

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Snow Village
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Snow Village ©
Snow Village
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

2
nights
Muonio

Muonio ©
Muonio is a municipality of Finland.The town is located in far northern Finland above the Arctic Circle on the country's western border, within the area of the former Lappi province. On the 5th (Sun), take in the dramatic natural features at Keimiotunturi Fell, then glide through natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, and then examine the collection at Muonion Kotiseutumuseo. Keep things going the next day: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour and then head outdoors with Seven Fells Up.

Plan my day in Muonio using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Getting from Levi to Muonio by car takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around 46°F in May, and nighttime lows around 32°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Muonio

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Akaslompolo
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Safaris
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up

1
night
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 7th (Tue): head outdoors with Lake Inari and then examine the collection at Siida.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Inari holiday builder site .

Getting from Muonio to Inari by car takes about 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 49°F in May, and nighttime lows around 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Museums
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Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari

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 8th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then admire all the interesting features of Lappi Areena, and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at SantaPark, see Santa Claus Office, and then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip maker app .

You can drive from Inari to Rovaniemi in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus; or take a bus. In May in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between 51°F during the day and 37°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Kemi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Wildlife Tours
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

1
night
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. On the 10th (Fri), admire the masterpieces at Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kemi Church, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tornio Church.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Kemi road trip tool .

Traveling by train from Rovaniemi to Kemi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 52°F in May, and nighttime lows around 36°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kemi

Museums Historic Sites
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Kemi Church ©
Kemi Church
Sampo Icebreaker ©
Sampo Icebreaker

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