13 days in Lapland Itinerary

13 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
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Inari
— 3 nights
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Levi
— 4 nights

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
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 Pyha-Luosto National Park. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, get in on the family fun at Moomin Snowcastle, browse the collection at Rovaniemi City Library, and explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip itinerary planning website.

Houston, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Houston to Rovaniemi. In December, Rovaniemi is cooler than Houston - with highs of 22°F and lows of 11°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Inari.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles
Rovaniemi City Library ©
Rovaniemi City Library

3
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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. Step off the beaten path and head to Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus and Hippupuoti Gift Shop. Change things up with a short trip to Gold Prospector Museum in Tankavaara (about 1h 25 min away). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, relax in the rural setting at Tuula's Reindeer, see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Inari online journey maker.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Inari in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, plan for little chillier nights in Inari, with lows around 6°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Gold Prospector Museum, Hippupuoti Gift Shop
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Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center

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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 discover tucked-away gems like Giewont Husky Adventures and Akaslompolo Sportshop. Explore Levi's surroundings by going to Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins (in Muonio), Church of Sodankyla (in Sodankyla) and Sarestoniemi Museum (in Kaukonen). And it doesn't end there: relax in the rural setting at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, take a stroll through Ounasjoki - River for activities, and get engrossed in the history at Samiland.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Levi road trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Inari to Levi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December in Levi, expect temperatures between 22°F during the day and 8°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins, Akaslompolo Sportshop, Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, Church of Sodankyla, Sarestoniemi Museum
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Giewont Husky Adventures ©
Giewont Husky Adventures
Samiland ©
Samiland
Sarestoniemi Museum ©
Sarestoniemi Museum

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