7 days in Lapland Itinerary

7 days in Lapland Itinerary

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7 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Cardiff
Fly:  13​h
1
Luosto
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Inari
— 1 night
+2
shuttle + Fly + bus:  2​h 30​min
3
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  9​h 45​min
End: Cardiff

1
day
Luosto

Luosto ©
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Luosto trip itinerary maker .

Cardiff, UK to Luosto is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Cardiff in December, expect Luosto to be much colder, temps between -8°C and -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can drive to Inari.

Things to do in Luosto

#Parks, #Nature

Side Trip

Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
On the 30th (Sun), go for a walk through Otsamo Fell, examine the collection at Siida, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Inari road trip app .

You can drive from Luosto to Inari in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -7°C in December, and nighttime lows around -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) 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.
On the 31st (Mon), glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Tue): experience rural life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, then admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Kid's Land.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Levi route tool .

Getting from Inari to Levi by combination of shuttle, flight, and bus takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In December in Levi, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Parks
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi

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 2nd (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, and finally look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland. On the 3rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see Santa Claus Office and then get in on the family fun at SantaPark.

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

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Levi in January, Rovaniemi is somewhat warmer at night with lows of -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Museums, #Outdoors
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Safaris
SantaPark ©
SantaPark

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