16 days in Lapland Itinerary

16 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
2
Luosto
— 3 nights
3
Inari
— 4 nights
4
Levi
— 4 nights

4
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get a sense of the local culture at Arktikum and Rovaniemi Church. Do your shopping at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier and Marttiini Store Old Factory. When in Rovaniemi, make a side trip to see Maupertuis Memorial in Pello, approximately Pello away. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, make a trip to Santa Claus Village, stop by Your Piece Of Finland, and get curious at Pilke Science Centre.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip site.

London, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in December, expect Rovaniemi to be cooler, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Maupertuis Memorial
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

3
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Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
Church of Sodankyla and Museum - Gallery Alariesto are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with a short trip to Ski Resort Suomutunturi in Suomu (about 1h 30 min away). Spend the 25th (Tue) exploring nature at Pyha-Luosto National Park. The adventure continues: discover the riches below the earth's surface at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

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You can drive from Rovaniemi to Luosto in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, Luosto is a bit cooler at night with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Sodankyla, Ski Resort Suomutunturi, Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla
Ski Resort Suomutunturi
Ski Resort Suomutunturi

4
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Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Saariselka (Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort, Angry Birds Activity Park, &more). Spend the 29th (Sat) exploring nature at Lemmenjoki National Park. The adventure continues: get great views at Otsamo Fell.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Inari journey planning tool.

You can drive from Luosto to Inari in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Inari, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trips

Saariselka, Lemmenjoki National Park
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Saariselka Bowling ©
Saariselka Bowling

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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.
Do your shopping at Elan Ski Shop & Rental and LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery. Step out of Levi with an excursion to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage in Kittila--about 46 minutes away. Spend the 31st (Mon) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. There's lots more to do: join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, fly down the slopes at Kids' Land, and visit Inghams Mini Husky Experience.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Levi trip planner.

You can fly from Inari to Levi in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Kittila
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Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

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