14 days in Lapland Itinerary

14 days in Lapland Itinerary

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14 days in Lapland Itinerary

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
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate German Soldier s Cemetery and Kemi Church. You'll explore and learn at Arktikum and Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery). Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rovaniemi: Maupertuis Memorial (in Pello) and Tornio Church (in Tornio). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, and stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier.

Plan trip to Rovaniemi with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Phoenix, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 9 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Phoenix in April, with highs in Rovaniemi at 38°F and lows at 26°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough 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
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

1
night
Sodankyla

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

For reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Sodankyla day trip planning website .

Drive from Rovaniemi to Sodankyla in 2 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Sodankyla can reach 38°F, while at night they dip to 23°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can 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. Museum-lovers will get to explore Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and Gold Prospector Museum. Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Inari: Saariselka (Nature & Wildlife Tours & Hippupuoti Gift Shop). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church, explore and take pictures at Angeli Reindeer Farm, and get into the urban bustle at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Inari trip itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Sodankyla to Inari in 2.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 37°F, and evening lows to 22°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

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

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery and Sarestoniemi Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Levi side-trips: Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins (in Muonio) and Seven Fells Up (in Akaslompolo). On the 15th (Wed), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Levi Ski Resort. The adventure continues: get all the equipment you need at Elan Ski Shop & Rental, identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, and take an in-depth tour of Samiland.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Levi attractions planning site .

Fly from Inari to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Levi are 38°F, while nighttime lows are 25°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

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

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