12 days in Lapland Itinerary

12 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Inari
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Levi
— 4 nights
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Rovaniemi
— 3 nights

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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 7th (Fri): examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and then explore the venue of The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Inari trip itinerary builder.

Sydney, Australia to Inari is an approximately 34-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 8 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Sydney in December; daily highs in Inari reach -7°C and lows reach -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to 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
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos ©
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery and Church of Sodankyla. Get in touch with nature at Levi Ski Resort and Kids' Land. Explore Levi's surroundings by going to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage (in Kittila), Enontekio (Enontekio Church & Jyppyra lookout) and Akaslompolo Sportshop (in Akaslompolo). And it doesn't end there: join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, get engrossed in the history at Samiland, and find something for the whole family at Levi Huskypark.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Levi trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by flight from Inari to Levi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Trails

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

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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Arktikum and Rovaniemi Church. There's still lots to do: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, get curious at Pilke Science Centre, and don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square.

To see where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip planner.

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -13°C at night. On the 15th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Safaris
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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