12 days in Lapland Itinerary

12 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Calgary
Fly + Drive:  22 h 15 min
1
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Bus:  1 h 15 min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  2 h 30 min
3
Inari
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
4
Luosto
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  23 h
End: Calgary

1
night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Akaslompolo day trip site.

Calgary, Canada to Akaslompolo is an approximately 22.5- hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Calgary to Akaslompolo. Traveling from Calgary in November, you will find days in Akaslompolo are slightly colder (-3°C), and nights are about the same (-11°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to take a bus to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Shopping
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Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

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.
On the 29th (Thu), explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. On the 30th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: gear up at Elan Ski Shop & Rental, bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, and then identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Levi vacation maker.

Getting from Akaslompolo to Levi by bus takes about an hour. Other options: drive. In November, daily temperatures in Levi can reach -3°C, while at night they dip to -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

2
nights
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 1st (Sat): take some stellar pictures from Otsamo Fell, then see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Lemmenjoki National Park.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Inari itinerary planner.

Getting from Levi to Inari by combination of flight and shuttle takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -3°C in November, and nighttime lows around -10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Inari

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Lemmenjoki National Park
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park

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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): discover the riches below the earth's surface at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Luosto travel route tool.

You can drive from Inari to Luosto in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Luosto can reach -8°C, while at night they dip to -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Rovaniemi.
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Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for wildlife, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, and take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip builder app.

You can drive from Luosto to Rovaniemi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are -6°C, while nighttime lows are -13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Fun & Games
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Safaris
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

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