7 days in Lapland Itinerary

7 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Start: Helsinki
Fly + Shuttle:  4 h
1
Inari
— Few hours
Shuttle + Fly:  2 h 30 min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
3
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  4 h
End: Helsinki

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Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Inari trip itinerary maker tool.

Helsinki to Inari is an approximately 4.5- hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. While traveling from Helsinki, expect little chillier days and colder nights in Inari, ranging from highs of -7°C to lows of -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites
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Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center

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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 16th (Mon): grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Tue): get in on the family fun at Levi Huskypark and then enjoy some diversion at Kids' Land.

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Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Inari to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in Levi sees daily highs of -6°C and lows of -15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can catch the bus to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Levi Huskypark
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Levi Huskypark ©
Levi Huskypark

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night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop and then fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Akaslompolo online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by bus from Levi to Akaslompolo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. December in Akaslompolo sees daily highs of -5°C and lows of -15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

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nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Santa's House of Snowmobiles and Korundi House of Culture are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Feelapland and Snowman World Igloo Hotel. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Rovaniemi Local History Museum, explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery, stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa.

To find photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi vacation planner.

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are -6°C, while nighttime lows are -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Tours Wildlife
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Christmas House Santa ©
Christmas House Santa
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles
Rovaniemi Local History Museum ©
Rovaniemi Local History Museum

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