7 days in Lapland Itinerary

7 days in Lapland Itinerary

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7 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly + Drive:  9​h 30​min
1
Levi
— 1 day
Fly:  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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort.

For maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Levi travel itinerary planner.

Manchester, UK to Levi is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 2 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Manchester in December, with highs in Levi at -6°C and lows at -15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Trails Tours Parks
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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): take a stroll around The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and then see the interesting displays at Siida.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Inari online trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Levi to Inari by combination of bus, flight, and shuttle takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Inari can reach -7°C, while at night they dip to -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): admire all the interesting features of Amethyst Mine Lapland, view the masterpieces at Museum - Gallery Alariesto, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Sodankyla. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Luosto trip website .

You can drive from Inari to Luosto in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December in Luosto, expect temperatures between -8°C during the day and -17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Luosto

Nature Parks Museums

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.
On the 13th (Fri), get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Office, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and finally make a trip to Lordi's Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip itinerary maker app .

Drive from Luosto to Rovaniemi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are -6°C, while nighttime lows are -13°C. 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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