7 days in Lapland Itinerary

7 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Manchester
Fly + Drive:  9 h 30 min
1
Levi
— 1 day
Fly + Shuttle:  2 h 30 min
2
Inari
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Luosto
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: Manchester

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 9th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Levi Ski Resort.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Levi itinerary maker website.

Manchester, UK to Levi is an approximately 9.5- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Manchester to Levi due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Manchester in December; daily highs in Levi reach -6°C and lows reach -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Tours Adventure Winter Sports
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

1
night
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 10th (Tue): explore the venue of The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and then examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Inari trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Levi to Inari by combination of flight and shuttle takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In December in Inari, expect temperatures between -7°C during the day and -17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can drive to Luosto.

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

2
nights
Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): discover the riches below the earth's surface at Amethyst Mine Lapland, then view the masterpieces at Museum - Gallery Alariesto, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Sodankyla. On the 12th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

Before you visit Luosto, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Inari to Luosto takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to -8°C, and evening lows to -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Luosto

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Sodankyla, Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, then see Santa Claus Office, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and finally don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi road trip planner.

You can drive from Luosto to Rovaniemi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery

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