7 days in Lapland Itinerary

7 days in Lapland Itinerary

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7 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
2
Inari
— 2 nights
3
Levi
— 1 day
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  21​h 15​min
End: New York City

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 12th (Wed), make a trip to Lordi's Square, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: find something for the whole family at SantaPark, see Santa Claus Office, and then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip site .

New York City, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Rovaniemi is 7 hours. In December, Rovaniemi is much colder than New York City - with highs of 22°F and lows of 11°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Tours
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

2
nights
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 14th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Siida and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lemmenjoki National Park.

To find maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Inari road trip planning website .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Inari in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Inari, with lows of 6°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Lemmenjoki National Park
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Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

1
day
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 16th (Sun): glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Levi trip itinerary builder site .

You can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus from Inari to Levi in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In December in Levi, expect temperatures between 22°F during the day and 8°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Adventure Winter Sports Parks
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

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