5 days in Lapland Itinerary

5 days in Lapland Itinerary

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5 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly + Drive:  14​h 45​min
1
Inari
— 1 day
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly + train:  8​h
End: Brussels

1
day
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Start off your visit on the 31st (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and then examine the collection at Siida.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Inari trip itinerary app .

Brussels, Belgium to Inari is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 1 hour. In December, Inari is colder than Brussels - with highs of -7°C and lows of -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sun) to allow time for travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Levi tour builder .

Traveling by combination of shuttle, flight, and bus from Inari to Levi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -5°C in December, and nighttime lows around -15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to catcht the bus to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Winter Sports Adventure Trails
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 2nd (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Office, and then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village. Keep things going the next day: head outdoors with Arctic Lifestyle and then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi itinerary planner .

Getting from Levi to Rovaniemi by bus takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Levi in January since evenings lows in Rovaniemi dip to -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Outdoors Museums
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Safaris
Arctic Lifestyle ©
Arctic Lifestyle
Arktikum ©
Arktikum