15 days in Lapland Itinerary

15 days in Lapland Itinerary

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15 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Luosto
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Inari
— 2 nights
+2
shuttle + Fly + bus:  2​h 30​min
4
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Kemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: London

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Let the collections at Arktikum and Pilke Science Centre capture your imagination. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, get in on the family fun at SantaPark, see Santa Claus Office, and make a trip to Lordi's Square.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi road trip website .

London, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 2 hour difference. In December, Rovaniemi is colder than London - with highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Museums, #Outdoors
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

2
nights
Luosto

Luosto ©
On the 26th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Sodankyla, then take in the exciting artwork at Museum - Gallery Alariesto, and then explore and take pictures at Amethyst Mine Lapland. On the 27th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

For ratings and other tourist information, use the Luosto itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Luosto in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, expect little chillier with lows of -17°C in Luosto. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can go by car to Inari.

Things to do in Luosto

#Nature, #Parks, #Museums

Side Trips

Sodankyla, Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla

2
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, then examine the collection at Siida, and then take in the pleasant sights at Otsamo Fell. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lemmenjoki National Park.

Plan my day in Inari using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Luosto to Inari takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -7°C in December, and nighttime lows around -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

#Outdoors, #Nature, #Parks

Side Trip

Lemmenjoki National Park
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Siida ©
Siida
Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

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.
Visiting Levi Ski Resort and Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm will get you outdoors. Step out of Levi with an excursion to Snow Village in Kittila--about 46 minutes away. There's lots more to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, take an in-depth tour of Samiland, and get your game on at Kid's Land.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Levi tour itinerary planner .

Do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus from Inari to Levi in 2.5 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 1st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Parks

Side Trip

Kittila
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi
Snow Village ©
Snow Village

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop, then get interesting insight from Tours, and then hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort. Keep things going the next day: head outdoors with Scandinavian Adventures, then contemplate the long history of Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins, and then see the interesting displays at Muonion Kotiseutumuseo.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Akaslompolo trip planner .

Traveling by car from Levi to Akaslompolo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to -11°C, and evening lows to -22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can drive to Kemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

#Outdoors, #Winter Sports, #Parks

Side Trips

Muonio, Yllas Ski Resort
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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

2
nights
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. On the 4th (Fri), admire the masterpieces at Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery), then take an in-depth tour of The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Tornio Church. On the 5th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Kemi Church.

For photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Kemi online attractions planner .

Drive from Akaslompolo to Kemi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January, Kemi is somewhat warmer than Akaslompolo - with highs of -7°C and lows of -16°C. You'll have a few hours on the 5th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Kemi

#Museums, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tornio
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Sampo Icebreaker ©
Sampo Icebreaker
Tornio Church ©
Tornio Church

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