7 days in Lapland Itinerary

7 days in Lapland Itinerary

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7 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  22​h 45​min
1
Inari
— 1 night
2
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: San Francisco

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Inari fast, fun, and easy.

San Francisco, USA to Inari is an approximately 23-hour flight. You'll lose 10 hours traveling from San Francisco to Inari due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in December, expect Inari to be colder, temps between 21°F and 6°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites
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Siida ©
Siida
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Otsamo Fell ©
Otsamo Fell

2
nights
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 22nd (Sun): glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon): fly down the slopes at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Levi trip planner.

You can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus from Inari to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December in Levi, expect temperatures between 22°F during the day and 8°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Winter Sports Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 24th (Tue), get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, see Santa Claus Office, then pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and finally look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland. On the next day, examine the collection at Christmas House Santa and then find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip website .

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 22°F, and evening lows to 11°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) 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
Christmas House Santa ©
Christmas House Santa

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