12 days in Lapland Itinerary

12 days in Lapland Itinerary

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12 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Pittsburgh
Fly:  18​h 45​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
2
Inari
— 4 nights
3
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  20​h
End: Pittsburgh

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Step out of Rovaniemi to go to Pyhatunturi and see Pyha-Luosto National Park, which is approximately 1h 40 min away. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, look for all kinds of wild species at Arctic Emotions Oy, see Santa Claus Office, and get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

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Pittsburgh, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Pittsburgh to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Pittsburgh in August, expect Rovaniemi to be little chillier, temps between 63°F and 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Inari.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

4
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Inari: Saariselka (Urho Kekkonen National Park & Hippupuoti Gift Shop). Spend the 6th (Sun) exploring nature at Lemmenjoki National Park. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, get great views at Otsamo Fell, hike along Juutua Nature Trail, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Inari sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Inari takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 52°F in September, and nighttime lows around 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Saariselka, Lemmenjoki National Park
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Angeli Reindeer Farm ©
Angeli Reindeer Farm

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort. On the 8th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, then get your game on at G2 ICEKARTING, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and finally make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Levi vacation builder website .

Fly from Inari to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Levi can reach 53°F, while at night they dip to 40°F. On the 9th (Wed), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Kittila
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Nature & Wildlife Tours
G2 ICEKARTING ©
G2 ICEKARTING

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