15 days in Lapland Itinerary

15 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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
Drive:  4 h
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 find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Salla trip itinerary planning site.

Roanoke, USA to Salla is an approximately 25-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Roanoke to Salla due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Roanoke in December, things will get cooler in Salla: highs are around 20°F and lows about 7°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can go by car to Luosto.

Things to do in Salla

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction ©
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction
Paikanselan Taistelualue ©
Paikanselan Taistelualue

2
nights
Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
Start 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 19th (Thu): discover the riches below the earth's surface at Amethyst Mine Lapland, thentake in the exciting artwork at Museum - Gallery Alariesto, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Sodankyla.

For maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Luosto trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Salla to Luosto takes 2 hours. In December, daytime highs in Luosto are 19°F, while nighttime lows are 6°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can drive to Inari.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Sodankyla, Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
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. Get a sense of the local culture at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Gold Prospector Museum. Kids will appreciate attractions like Angry Birds Activity Park and Lemmenjoki National Park. Next up on the itinerary: explore the venue of The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos and examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Inari travel route 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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Inari

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Family-friendly places like Syvasenvaara Fell and Christmas House Santa will thrill your kids. Discover out-of-the-way places like Feelapland and Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi. The adventure continues: get some fabulous bargains at Marttiini Store Old Factory, see Santa Claus Office, look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, and engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi road trip planning site.

Drive from Inari to Rovaniemi in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In December, plan for daily highs up to 22°F, and evening lows to 11°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Fun & Games Wildlife Tours
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Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi ©
Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church
Pilke Science Centre ©
Pilke Science Centre

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sarestoniemi Museum and Ounasjoki - River for activities. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Kids' Land and Enontekio Church. Spend the 28th (Sat) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures and get in on the family fun at Levi Huskypark.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Levi online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°F in December, and nighttime lows around 8°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Sarestoniemi Museum, Giewont Husky Adventures, Enontekio Church, Levi Huskypark
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Giewont Husky Adventures ©
Giewont Husky Adventures
Sarestoniemi Museum ©
Sarestoniemi Museum
Enontekio Church ©
Enontekio Church

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