11 days in Lapland Itinerary

11 days in Lapland Itinerary

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

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get outdoors at Napapiirin Porofarmi and Ski Resort Suomutunturi. Get some cultural insight at Arktikum and Pilke Science Centre. There's still lots to do: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, explore the world behind art at Korundi House of Culture, revel in the low prices at Marttiini Store Old Factory, and see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa.

For maps and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip planner.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Rovaniemi is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. In December, Rovaniemi is colder than Johannesburg - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Inari.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Ski Resort Suomutunturi
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church
Christmas House Santa ©
Christmas House Santa

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. On the 26th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and then examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Inari day trip planner.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Inari in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, Inari is little chillier at night with lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

4
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery and Ounasjoki - River for activities. Step out of the city life by going to Levi Ski Resort and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Step out of Levi to go to Kittila and see Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, which is approximately 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: hit the slopes at Kids' Land, tour the pleasant surroundings at Yllas Ski Resort, bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, and identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Levi attractions app.

You can fly from Inari to Levi in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Yllas Ski Resort, Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

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