16 days in Lapland Itinerary

16 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Luosto
— 1 night
2
Inari
— 3 nights
3
Levi
— 2 nights
4
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
5
Rovaniemi
— 5 nights

1
night
Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
On the 24th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Sodankyla and then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Amethyst Mine Lapland. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Luosto trip itinerary builder site.

Atlanta, USA to Luosto is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Atlanta to Luosto, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Atlanta in December, with highs in Luosto at °F and lows at °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can drive to Inari.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Church of 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

3
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Escape the urban bustle at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort and Lemmenjoki National Park. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, take some stellar pictures from Otsamo Fell, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Inari trip planner.

Traveling by car from Luosto to Inari takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in December, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort, Lemmenjoki National Park
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): fly down the slopes at Levi Ski Resort. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, thenjoin the crowd at Icekarting Levi, thenview the masterpieces at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally fly down the slopes at Kids' Land.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Levi sightseeing planning app.

Traveling by flight from Inari to Levi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in Levi sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

2
nights
Akaslompolo

On the 31st (Mon), steep yourself in history at Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins, see the interesting displays at Muonion Kotiseutumuseo, and then fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: take a memorable tour with Tours and then look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Akaslompolo journey planner.

Drive from Levi to Akaslompolo in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Akaslompolo, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

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

5
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for wildlife, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, and don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

To see ratings and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip builder.

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Akaslompolo in January, expect a bit warmer with lows of °F in Rovaniemi. On the 6th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Fun & Games Theme Parks
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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