5 days in Lapland Itinerary

5 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Start: Edinburgh, Scotland
Fly + Drive:  14 h 30 min
1
Inari
— 1 day
Shuttle + Fly:  2 h 30 min
2
Levi
— 1 night
Bus:  1 h 15 min
3
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  8 h
End: Edinburgh, Scotland

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day
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and then wander the wide-open spaces of Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

To find photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Inari tour itinerary site.

Edinburgh, UK to Inari is an approximately 15- hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Edinburgh to Inari. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Edinburgh in March: highs in Inari hover around -1°C, while lows dip to -12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites
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Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus

1
night
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
On the 16th (Sat), view the masterpieces at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, fly down the slopes at Kids' Land, and then identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Levi trip planner.

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Inari to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. March in Levi sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to catch the bus to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

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night
Akaslompolo

Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas and then get outside with Seven Fells Up.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Akaslompolo day trip planning tool.

Traveling by bus from Levi to Akaslompolo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In March, daily temperatures in Akaslompolo can reach 0°C, while at night they dip to -10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Safaris
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, fly down the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, and then look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi online travel route builder.

Getting from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In March in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between -1°C during the day and -9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks
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Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery
Your Piece Of Finland ©
Your Piece Of Finland

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