14 days in Lapland Itinerary

14 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Phoenix
Fly:  19 h 30 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Sodankyla
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
3
Inari
— 3 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  2 h 45 min
4
Levi
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  26 h
End: Phoenix

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Arktikum and Santa's House of Snowmobiles. Popular historic sites such as Rovaniemi Church and Maupertuis Memorial are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Kemi (Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery) & Kemi Church) and Tornio Church (in Tornio). There's lots more to do: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery, and see Santa Claus Office.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi day trip tool.

Phoenix, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 19.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 9 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Phoenix in April; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach 38°F and lows reach 26°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Sodankyla.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Kemi, Maupertuis Memorial, Tornio Church
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles

1
night
Sodankyla

Sodankyla ©
Sodankylä is a municipality of Finland. On the 10th (Fri), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Luosto, admire the masterpieces at Museum - Gallery Alariesto, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Sodankyla.

To see photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Sodankyla trip planner.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Sodankyla in 2 hours. April in Sodankyla sees daily highs of 38°F and lows of 23°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Sodankyla

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Luosto ©
Luosto
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla

3
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and Gold Prospector Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church and Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. Explore Inari's surroundings by going to Saariselka (Nature & Wildlife Tours & Hippupuoti Gift Shop). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, surround yourself with nature on Angeli Reindeer Farm, and tour or see a show at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos.

To find ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Inari trip website.

Traveling by car from Sodankyla to Inari takes 2.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Inari are 37°F, while nighttime lows are 22°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Saariselka, Gold Prospector Museum
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

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.
Get some cultural insight at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery and Sarestoniemi Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins (in Muonio) and Seven Fells Up (in Akaslompolo). Spend the 15th (Wed) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. There's much more to do: stop by Elan Ski Shop & Rental, stroll through Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, wander the streets of Ounasjoki - River for activities, and get engrossed in the history at Samiland.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Levi online trip builder.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Inari to Levi in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Levi can reach 38°F, while at night they dip to 25°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Sarestoniemi Museum, Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins, Seven Fells Up
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Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery
Sarestoniemi Museum ©
Sarestoniemi Museum

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