11 days in Lapland Itinerary

11 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New York City
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  21 h 15 min
1
Levi
— 2 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  2 h 30 min
2
Inari
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
3
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Luosto
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Train + Subway:  15 h 15 min
End: New York City

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 30th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. On your second day here, get in on the family fun at Levi Huskypark, then experience rural life at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, and then make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures.

To see photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Levi route maker website.

New York City, USA to Levi is an approximately 23- hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Levi is 7 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from New York City in June: high temperatures in Levi hover around 59°F and lows are around 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Theme Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Kittila, Kongas
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Levi Huskypark ©
Levi Huskypark
Giewont Husky Adventures ©
Giewont Husky Adventures
Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, tour or see a show at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, and then experience rural life at Inari Reindeer Farm. On the 3rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with Lake Inari.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Inari trip itinerary site.

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Levi to Inari takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Inari are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. On the 4th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Historic Sites
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Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Inari Reindeer Farm ©
Inari Reindeer Farm

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
On the 4th (Wed), find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum and then trek along Ruijanpolku Trail.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Saariselka road trip planning app.

You can drive from Inari to Saariselka in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Saariselka can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. On the 6th (Fri), you're off to Luosto.

Things to do in Saariselka

Theme Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Gold Prospector Museum
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Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

few
hours
Luosto

Luosto
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Luosto vacation planner.

You can drive from Saariselka to Luosto in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Luosto sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 50°F at night. You'll set off for Rovaniemi on the 6th (Fri).

Things to do in Luosto

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
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3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Auttikongas and Hiidenkirnut. There's lots more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, and see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip app.

Traveling by car from Luosto to Rovaniemi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Nature Parks Museums
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Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery
Rovaniemi City Library ©
Rovaniemi City Library

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