29 days in Lapland Itinerary

29 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Fly to Rovaniemi Airport, Drive to Luosto
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Luosto
— 2 nights
Drive
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Salla
— 3 nights
Drive
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Inari
— 3 nights
Bus
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Enontekio
— 2 nights
Bus
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Levi
— 4 nights
Drive
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Akaslompolo
— 3 nights
Drive
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Rovaniemi
— 8 nights
Fly

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2
nights
Luosto

Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
Get a sense of the local culture at Church of Sodankyla and Joutsijarven Bunkkerit. Step out of Luosto with an excursion to Museum - Gallery Alariesto in Sodankyla--about 36 minutes away. Spend the 23rd (Sun) exploring nature at Pyha-Luosto National Park. There's more to do: go deep underground at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Luosto trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to Luosto is an approximately 30-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Luosto is minus 8 hours. In December, Luosto is cooler than Sydney - with highs of -8°C and lows of -17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Salla.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 21 — 23:
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3
nights
Salla

Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Step out of the city life by going to Salla Ski Resort and Riisitunturi National Park. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction and Paikanselan Taistelualue. Take a break from Salla with a short trip to Ski Resort Suomutunturi in Suomu, about 42 minutes away.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Salla visit planner.

You can drive from Luosto to Salla in 2 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to -7°C, and evening lows to -16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Salla

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 23 — 26:
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Ski Area
Salla Ski Resort
4.4

3
nights
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. Get some cultural insight at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. There's more to do: get great views at Otsamo Fell.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Inari online trip builder.

Getting from Salla to Inari by car takes about 5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Inari can reach -7°C, while at night they dip to -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a bus to Enontekio.

Things to do in Inari

Parks · Nature · Winter Sports · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 26 — 29:
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2
nights
Enontekio

Enontekio Church and Jarama WWII Fortification Camp are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with a short trip to Saana in Kilpisjarvi (about 1h 30 min away).

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Enontekio holiday maker.

Getting from Inari to Enontekio by bus takes about 11.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around -7°C in December, and nighttime lows around -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to take a bus to Levi.

Things to do in Enontekio

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 29 — Jan 1:
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Saana ©
Landmark
Saana
4.8
Jyppyra lookout ©
Landmark
Jyppyra lookout
4.3

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nights
Levi

Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Get some cultural insight at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery and Samiland. Get in touch with nature at Levi Ski Resort and Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. Go for a jaunt from Levi to Kittila to see Lapland Hotels SnowVillage about 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: fly down the slopes at Kids' Land, take some stellar pictures from Huippupolku, Peak Trail in Levi, join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, and get all the equipment you need at Elan Ski Shop & Rental.

Plan my day in Levi using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by bus from Enontekio to Levi takes 3.5 hours. January in Levi sees daily highs of -11°C and lows of -21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Adventure

Side Trips

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Levi Ski Resort ©
Must see
Levi Ski Resort
4.4
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
5.0

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Akaslompolo

Get in touch with nature at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park and Yllas Ski Resort. Venture out of the city with trips to Muonio (Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins & Muonion Kotiseutumuseo).

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Akaslompolo tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Levi to Akaslompolo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. January in Akaslompolo sees daily highs of -11°C and lows of -22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks · Nature · Winter Sports · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 5 — 8:
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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Ski Area
Yllas Ski Resort
4.1
Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins
Historic Site
Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins
5.0

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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.
Get outdoors at Safaris and Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Arktikum and Pilke Science Centre. Step out of Rovaniemi to go to Pello and see Ski Resort Ritavalkea, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, and get your game on at Snowman World Igloo Hotel.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip maker.

Getting from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Akaslompolo in January, Rovaniemi is a bit warmer at night with lows of -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 8 — 16:
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Must see
Safaris
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Arktikum ©
Must see
Arktikum
4.1

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