15 days in Lapland Itinerary

15 days in Lapland Itinerary

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15 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Roanoke
Fly + Drive:  25​h
1
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Luosto
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Inari
— 3 nights
4
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  26​h
End: Roanoke

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Salla trip maker .

Roanoke, USA to Salla is an approximately 25-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Roanoke to Salla due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Roanoke in December: high temperatures in Salla hover around 20°F and lows are around 7°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Luosto.

Things to do in Salla

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

2
nights
Luosto

Luosto ©
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire all the interesting features of Amethyst Mine Lapland, then view the masterpieces at Museum - Gallery Alariesto, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Sodankyla.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Luosto trip planning app .

You can drive from Salla to Luosto in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 19°F in December, and nighttime lows around 6°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can drive to Inari.

Things to do in Luosto

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Gold Prospector Museum. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Angry Birds Activity Park and Lemmenjoki National Park.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Inari road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Luosto to Inari takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Inari, expect temperatures between 21°F during the day and 6°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Nature Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Gold Prospector Museum, Lemmenjoki National Park, Angry Birds Activity Park
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Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Bring the kids along to Feelapland and Snowman World Igloo Hotel. Do some cultural sightseeing at Christmas House Santa and Pilke Science Centre. Next up on the itinerary: try your luck at Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi, see Santa Claus Office, don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, and snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi road trip planner .

Getting from Inari to Rovaniemi by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. In December in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between 22°F during the day and 11°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Fun & Games Tours Wildlife
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Snowman World Igloo Hotel ©
Snowman World Igloo Hotel
Feelapland ©
Feelapland
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi 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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Ounasjoki - River for activities and The Sarestoniemi Museum. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Kid's Land and Levi Huskypark. Step out of Levi to go to Enontekio and see Enontekio Church, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. On the 28th (Sat), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Levi Ski Resort. There's more to do: make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures.

For photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Levi online travel route planner .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Levi sees daily highs of 22°F and lows of 8°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Tours Winter Sports Adventure

Side Trips

Kittila, Enontekio Church, Levi Huskypark
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Enontekio Church ©
Enontekio Church
Levi Huskypark ©
Levi Huskypark

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