6 days in Lapland Itinerary

6 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Fly to Ivalo Airport, Drive to Inari
— 1 day
— 2 nights
— 2 nights
Fly to Vienna, Bus to Bratislava



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 21st (Mon): tour or see a show at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and then see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Inari tour itinerary planner.

Bratislava, Slovakia to Inari is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Bratislava to Inari. Traveling from Bratislava in January, things will get cooler in Inari: highs are around -11°C and lows about -20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Museums · Historic Sites
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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 22nd (Tue): get interesting insight from Levi Ski Resort. On the 23rd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Levi online road trip planner.

You can fly from Inari to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -11°C in January, and nighttime lows around -21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Winter Sports · Adventure · Trails

Side Trip

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Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Fri): catch a live event at Lappi Areena and then find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Levi to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Levi in January, Rovaniemi is a bit warmer at night with lows of -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
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Lapland travel guide

Landmarks · Safaris · Nightlife
The wild expanses of Lapland promise spectacular scenery, adventure, and rich cultural experiences. As the country's northernmost region, it sits well above the Arctic Circle. Despite also being the largest region, in Lapland just 3.4 percent of the Finnish population calls this great stretch of land home, leaving plenty of room for pristine lakes, dense forest, and seven unspoiled national parks. An abundance of well-marked trails await hikers of all levels, while more remote and rugged adventures beckon experienced explorers. Music is of particular importance in these parts, so try to catch a concert or dance performance during your stay.