7 days in Lapland Itinerary

7 days in Lapland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lapland Trip Planner

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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive
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Levi
— 2 nights
Bus
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Inari
— 1 night
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Shuttle to Ivalo Airport, Fly to Kittila, Bus to Rovaniemi

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Rovaniemi

— 2 nights

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. Keep things going the next day: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and then get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip planning app.

Expect a daytime high around 13°C in September, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 7:

Levi

— 2 nights
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
On the 8th (Fri), grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Pakasaivo, bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, and then experience rural life at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Levi day trip planning site.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Levi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September in Levi, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can drive to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 7 — 9:

Inari

— 1 night
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 10th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, then see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then get outside with Lake Inari. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Mon): experience rural life at Inari Reindeer Farm, get a taste of life in the country at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, and then get advice or help at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Inari road trip tool.

You can take a bus from Levi to Inari in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus; or take a bus. September in Inari sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 11:

Lapland travel guide

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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.