7 days in Lapland Itinerary

7 days in Lapland Itinerary

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7 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Athens
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 1 night
3
Inari
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Luosto
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Athens

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland.

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Athens, Greece to Rovaniemi is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Athens in December, expect Rovaniemi to be much colder, temps between -6°C and -13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Shopping Fun & Games
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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

For where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Levi day trip website .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Tours Outdoors 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. On the 17th (Mon), get your bearings at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, then examine the collection at Siida, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Inari trip planner .

Do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle from Levi to Inari in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to -7°C, and evening lows to -17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Luosto.

Things to do in Inari

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos ©
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

3
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 18th (Tue): ski along the peaceful trails at Ski Resort Suomutunturi. On the next day, explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

For maps and more tourist information, read our Luosto day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Inari to Luosto takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Luosto are -8°C, while nighttime lows are -17°C. On the 20th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Pyha-Luosto National Park, Ski Resort Suomutunturi
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Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

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