7 days in Lapland Itinerary

7 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New York City
+2
Subway + Train + Fly:  15 h 15 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
2
Inari
— 2 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  2 h 30 min
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church. On the 13th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, see Santa Claus Office, and then make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

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New York City, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 15.5- hour combination of subway, train, and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of subway, train, flight, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 7 hours. Traveling from New York City in December, expect Rovaniemi to be much colder, temps between 22°F and 11°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can drive to Inari.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Wildlife 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 - Sami Museum and Nature Center and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Lemmenjoki National Park.

To see other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Inari travel planner.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Inari takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, expect a bit cooler with lows of 6°F in Inari. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

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

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): ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Levi sightseeing planning website.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Inari to Levi in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°F in December, and nighttime lows around 8°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Tours Adventure Winter Sports
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

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