7 days in Lapland Itinerary

7 days in Lapland Itinerary

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7 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
train + Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 1 night
+2
bus + Fly + shuttle:  2​h 30​min
3
Inari
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Luosto
— 2 nights
Fly:  19​h 15​min
End: Philadelphia

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): see Santa Claus Office, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Thu): stop by Your Piece Of Finland, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, then get in on the family fun at SantaPark, and finally don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi online day trip planner .

Philadelphia, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, flight, taxi, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Philadelphia to Rovaniemi. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Philadelphia in December, with highs in Rovaniemi at 22°F and lows at 11°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Wildlife Museums
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Levi vacation planning tool .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Levi, expect temperatures between 22°F during the day and 8°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Adventure Parks Outdoors
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

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Inari

Inari ©
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, then see the interesting displays at Siida, and then get great views at Otsamo Fell.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Inari travel route planning app .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and shuttle from Levi to Inari takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in Inari sees daily highs of 21°F and lows of 6°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can go by car to Luosto.

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
Luosto

Luosto ©
On the 30th (Sun), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Luosto trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from Inari to Luosto takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Luosto are 19°F, while nighttime lows are 6°F. You will leave for home on the 31st (Mon).

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

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