14 days in Lapland Itinerary

14 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Makassar, Indonesia
Fly + Drive:  33 h
1
Inari
— 2 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  2 h 30 min
2
Levi
— 3 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
3
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
Fly:  28 h
End: Makassar, Indonesia

2
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Change things up with these side-trips from Inari: Saariselka (Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort & Angry Birds Activity Park). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church.

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Makassar, Indonesia to Inari is an approximately 33- hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Makassar to Inari due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Makassar in December; daily highs in Inari reach -7°C and lows reach -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Saariselka
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

3
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.
Family-friendly places like Kids' Land and Levi Huskypark will thrill your kids. Go for a jaunt from Levi to Kittila to see Lapland Hotels SnowVillage about 46 minutes away. Spend the 5th (Thu) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. Next up on the itinerary: join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, have some family-friendly fun at G2 ICEKARTING, and identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Levi online road trip planner.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and 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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to take a bus to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Kittila, Levi Huskypark
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Levi Huskypark ©
Levi Huskypark
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. On your second day here, stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop, then fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort, and then contemplate the long history of Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Akaslompolo visit planner.

Traveling by bus from Levi to Akaslompolo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. December in Akaslompolo sees daily highs of -5°C and lows of -15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trips

Muonio, Yllas Ski Resort
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

4
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Attractions like SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus and Pilke Science Centre make great kid-friendly stops. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, get your game on at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, and look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier.

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Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Wildlife Theme Parks
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Pilke Science Centre ©
Pilke Science Centre

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