7 days in Lapland Itinerary

7 days in Lapland Itinerary

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7 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Austin
Fly:  20​h 15​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 1 night
3
Inari
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  25​h
End: Austin

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Step off the beaten path and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, and see Santa Claus Office.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi day trip planner .

Austin, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually an 8 hour difference. Traveling from Austin in October, expect Rovaniemi to be colder, temps between 37°F and 30°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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 12th (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, and then grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Levi travel route planner .

Getting from Rovaniemi to Levi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°F in October, and nighttime lows around 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Tours Winter Sports
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

1
night
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 13th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, get a taste of life in the country at Angeli Reindeer Farm, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Juutua Nature Trail, and finally see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Inari tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Levi to Inari in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°F in October, and nighttime lows around 28°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Parks Trails
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Angeli Reindeer Farm ©
Angeli Reindeer Farm

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