15 days in Lapland Itinerary

15 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
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Posio
— 1 night
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Pyhatunturi
— 2 nights
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Inari
— 3 nights
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Levi
— 3 nights

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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Fishing Charters & Tours and Napapiirin Porofarmi. Santa's House of Snowmobiles and Forestry Museum of Lapland will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with a short trip to Kemi Church in Kemi (about 1h 35 min away). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Arctic Emotions Oy, Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, make a trip to Santa Claus Village, and get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi online road trip planner.

Erbil, Iraq to Rovaniemi is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Erbil to Rovaniemi. Traveling from Erbil in November, things will get cooler in Rovaniemi: highs are around -2°C and lows about -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Posio.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife · Museums · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

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Fishing Charters & Tours
Arctic Emotions Oy ©
Arctic Emotions Oy
Safaris

1
night
Posio

Posio ©
Posio is a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Riisitunturi National Park.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Posio trip maker.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Posio in 2 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to -1°C, and evening lows to -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Posio

Nature · Parks
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Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park

2
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Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): hit the slopes at Pyhatunturi, identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park, then do some two-wheel cruising with Luosto Adventures, then go deep underground at Amethyst Mine Lapland, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Sodankyla. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Pyhatunturi journey planning app.

You can drive from Posio to Pyhatunturi in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around -3°C in November, and nighttime lows around -9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Pyhatunturi ©
Pyhatunturi
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park

3
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Take a break from the city and head to Juutua Nature Trail and Urho Kekkonen National Park. Explore hidden gems such as Gold Prospector Museum and Inari Reindeer Farm. Get out of town with these interesting Inari side-trips: Saariselka (Saariselka Reindeer Farm, Nature & Wildlife Tours, &more). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, get a taste of life in the country at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, and head outdoors with Lake Inari.

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Getting from Pyhatunturi to Inari by car takes about 3.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to -3°C, and evening lows to -10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors · Trails · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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

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Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Sarestoniemi Museum and Giewont Husky Adventures. Escape the urban bustle at Levi Ski Resort and Kids' Land. Change things up with these side-trips from Levi: Muonio (Sarkitunturi & Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages). Next up on the itinerary: join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts Einari Junttila, identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and relax in the rural setting at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Levi day trip planning website.

You can fly from Inari to Levi in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Levi can reach -3°C, while at night they dip to -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 16 — 19:
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Sarestoniemi Museum ©
Sarestoniemi Museum
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages ©
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages

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