32 days in Lapland Itinerary

32 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Luosto
— 3 nights
2
Salla
— 4 nights
3
Inari
— 5 nights
4
Levi
— 5 nights
5
Muonio
— 2 nights
6
Akaslompolo
— 5 nights
7
Rovaniemi
— 6 nights

3
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.
Church of Sodankyla and Joutsijarven Bunkkerit are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step off the beaten path and head to Pyha-Luosto National Park and Museum - Gallery Alariesto. The adventure continues: go deep underground at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Luosto trip itinerary maker.

Marmaris, Turkey to Luosto is an approximately 16-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Turkey Time (TRT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Marmaris in December, things will get colder in Luosto: highs are around °C and lows about °C. You will leave for Salla on the 4th (Tue).

Things to do in Luosto

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Sodankyla, Pyha-Luosto National Park, Joutsijarven Bunkkerit
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

4
nights
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Let the collections at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction and Pentik Hill capture your imagination. Discover out-of-the-way places like Riisitunturi National Park and Paikanselan Taistelualue. Go for a jaunt from Salla to Suomu to see Ski Resort Suomutunturi about 42 minutes away. There's still lots to do: hit the slopes at Salla Ski Resort.

For reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Salla road trip planning tool.

Drive from Luosto to Salla in 2 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Salla

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Posio, Ski Resort Suomutunturi
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort
Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction ©
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction

5
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Step off the beaten path and head to Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church. Do some cultural sightseeing at Gold Prospector Museum and Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center. Get out of town with these interesting Inari side-trips: Saariselka (Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort & Hippupuoti Gift Shop). Spend the 12th (Wed) exploring nature at Lemmenjoki National Park. Next up on the itinerary: take some stellar pictures from Otsamo Fell and tour or see a show at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Inari online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Salla to Inari takes 5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trips

Saariselka, Gold Prospector Museum, Lemmenjoki National Park
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Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park

5
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.
Get outdoors at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm and Levi Ski Resort. Sarestoniemi Museum and Museum of Fine Arts Einari Junttila will appeal to museum buffs. Explore Levi's surroundings by going to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage (in Kittila) and Enontekio (Pyhakero, Jyppyra lookout, &more). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, take in the exciting artwork at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, and hit the slopes at Kids' Land.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Levi tour itinerary planner.

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 °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Muonio.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Kittila, Enontekio, Sarestoniemi Museum
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Sarestoniemi Museum ©
Sarestoniemi Museum
Enontekio Church ©
Enontekio Church
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

2
nights
Muonio

Muonio
Muonio is a municipality of Finland.The town is located in far northern Finland above the Arctic Circle on the country's western border, within the area of the former Lappi province. To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Muonio trip maker app.

Drive from Levi to Muonio in an hour. In December in Muonio, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 20th (Thu), you'll travel to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Muonio

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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5
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Akaslompolo is known for wildlife, outdoors, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort and look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Muonio to Akaslompolo in an hour. In December, daily temperatures in Akaslompolo can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 25th (Tue), you're off to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

6
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Santa's House of Snowmobiles and Arktikum. German Soldier s Cemetery and Rovaniemi Church will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Rovaniemi side-trips: Tatuka Reindeerfarm (in Ylitornio), The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley (in Tornio) and Kemi Church (in Kemi). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Feelapland, get some fabulous bargains at Marttiini Store Old Factory, browse the collection at Rovaniemi City Library, and see where the action happens at Lappi Areena.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi travel route planner.

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. On the 31st (Mon), you're off to home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley, Tatuka Reindeerfarm, Kemi Church
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Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles
The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley ©
The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley
Rovaniemi Local History Museum ©
Rovaniemi Local History Museum

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