6 days in Lapland Itinerary

6 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Riga
Fly + Drive:  12 h 15 min
1
Levi
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 30 min
2
Inari
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 15 min
3
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  6 h
End: Riga

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, then view the masterpieces at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally hit the slopes at Kids' Land.

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Riga, Latvia to Levi is an approximately 9- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. While traveling from Riga, expect little chillier days and much colder nights in Levi, ranging from highs of -6°C to lows of -15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trips

Giewont Husky Adventures, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery
Giewont Husky Adventures ©
Giewont Husky Adventures

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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 (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.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Inari online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Levi to Inari by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -7°C in December, and nighttime lows around -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos ©
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos

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Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): fly down the slopes at Salla Ski Resort and then take an in-depth tour of Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

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Drive from Inari to Salla in 5 hours. Expect a daytime high around -7°C in December, and nighttime lows around -16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Salla

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction ©
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction

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Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 2nd (Wed), look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and then get lost in a book at Rovaniemi City Library.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi travel route planner.

Getting from Salla to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2 hours. In January in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between -10°C during the day and -17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Safaris
Rovaniemi City Library ©
Rovaniemi City Library
Your Piece Of Finland ©
Your Piece Of Finland

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