13 days in Lapland Itinerary

13 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
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Muonio
— 2 nights
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Inari
— 3 nights
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Pyhatunturi
— 2 nights

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Step off the beaten path and head to LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier and Syvasenvaara Fell. Change things up with a short trip to Ranua Zoo in Ranua (about 1h 5 min away). There's lots more to do: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, revel in the low prices at Marttiini Store Old Factory, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip itinerary planner.

Bengaluru, India to Rovaniemi is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -3.5 hour difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Bengaluru in December: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -6°C and lows are around -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Museums · Theme Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 22 — 26:
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Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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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. On the 27th (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, then take an in-depth tour of Samiland, then get your game on at G2 ICEKARTING, and finally steep yourself in history at Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sat): join the crowd at Icekarting Levi and then explore the striking landscape of Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Muonio route maker website.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Muonio in 3 hours. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Muonio, with lows of -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Muonio

Parks · Nature · Museums · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 26 — 28:
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Samiland ©
Samiland
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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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. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church. Get out of town with these interesting Inari side-trips: Saariselka (Hippupuoti Gift Shop & Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort). The adventure continues: take in the pleasant sights at Otsamo Fell, examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and experience rural life at Tuula's Reindeer.

Start your trip to Inari by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Muonio to Inari takes 3.5 hours. In December in Inari, expect temperatures between -7°C during the day and -17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 28 — 31:
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Otsamo Fell ©
Otsamo Fell

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Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Pyhatunturi, then do some two-wheel cruising with Luosto Adventures, and then go deep underground at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Pyhatunturi online sightseeing planner.

Getting from Inari to Pyhatunturi by car takes about 3.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to -8°C, and evening lows to -17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 2:
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Pyhatunturi ©
Pyhatunturi
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

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