11 days in Lapland Itinerary

11 days in Lapland Itinerary

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11 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Luosto
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Inari
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Muonio
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: London

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): stop by Your Piece Of Finland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Lordi's Square, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi online journey planner .

London, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. In December, Rovaniemi is colder than London - with highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

1
night
Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): explore and take pictures at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Luosto online trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Luosto in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, expect slightly colder with lows of -17°C in Luosto. On the 25th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Inari.
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Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

3
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. When in Inari, make a side trip to see Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort in Saariselka, approximately 1h 05 min away. Spend the 28th (Fri) exploring nature at Lemmenjoki National Park.

To find other places to visit and more tourist information, use the Inari holiday planner.

Getting from Luosto to Inari by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Inari can reach -7°C, while at night they dip to -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Inari

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

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

1
night
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. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Muonion Kotiseutumuseo and then steep yourself in history at Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Muonio trip planner .

Drive from Inari to Muonio in 3 hours. December in Muonio sees daily highs of -7°C and lows of -17°C at night. On the 29th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Muonio

Historic Sites
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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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Kid's Land and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Step out of Levi to go to Kittila and see Snow Village, which is approximately 46 minutes away. On the 30th (Sun), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Levi Ski Resort. There's still lots to do: explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

Before you visit Levi, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Muonio to Levi in an hour. In December, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

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