7 days in Lapland Itinerary

7 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Manama
Fly + Drive:  17 h 15 min
1
Luosto
— 1 day
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Inari
— 1 night
Shuttle + Fly:  2 h 30 min
3
Levi
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  13 h
End: Manama

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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 23rd (Mon): discover the riches below the earth's surface at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Luosto trip itinerary maker site.

Manama, Bahrain to Luosto is an approximately 17.5- hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Manama to Luosto due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Manama in December; daily highs in Luosto reach -8°C and lows reach -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time for the car ride 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 24th (Tue), get great views at Otsamo Fell, see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Inari online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Luosto to Inari takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Inari sees daily highs of -7°C and lows of -17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

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

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 25th (Wed): explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Levi trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Inari to Levi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Trails Parks Outdoors
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

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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 26th (Thu): make a trip to Santa Claus Village, see Santa Claus Office, then see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa, and finally get engrossed in the history at Arktikum. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, and then get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip planner.

Getting from Levi to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Nature
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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