7 days in Lapland Itinerary

7 days in Lapland Itinerary

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7 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Birmingham
train + Fly:  8​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Luosto
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Inari
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
4
Levi
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10​h 30​min
End: Birmingham

1
night
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 25th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village. On the 26th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Lordi's Square, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and then find something for the whole family at SantaPark.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip planner.

Birmingham, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 8-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Birmingham to Rovaniemi, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Birmingham in December: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -6°C and lows are around -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Wildlife Tours
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

1
night
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 27th (Thu): explore and take pictures at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Luosto holiday maker website .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Luosto takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Luosto, with lows of -17°C. On the 27th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Inari.
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Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

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 28th (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, examine the collection at Siida, and then take in the pleasant sights at Otsamo Fell.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Inari tour builder .

Traveling by car from Luosto to Inari takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to -7°C, and evening lows to -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort. On the 30th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Snow Village and then explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi.

To find reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Levi road trip planner .

Traveling by combination of shuttle, flight, and bus from Inari to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Levi are -6°C, while nighttime lows are -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Tours Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

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