8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  20​h 15​min
1
Levi
— 3 nights
2
Inari
— 1 night
3
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: San Francisco

3
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Levi: Snow Village (in Kittila) and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio). On the 8th (Mon), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Levi Ski Resort. The adventure continues: admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort, and make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Levi trip itinerary planning site .

San Francisco, USA to Levi is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Levi is 10 hours. In April, Levi is cooler than San Francisco - with highs of 38°F and lows of 25°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Kittila, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Yllas Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

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 11th (Thu), go for a walk through Otsamo Fell, then examine the collection at Siida, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

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

You can fly from Levi to Inari in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 37°F, and evening lows to 22°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Inari

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

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 12th (Fri), find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, see Santa Claus Office, and then find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus. On the 13th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and then don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi road trip website .

Traveling by car from Inari to Rovaniemi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 38°F in April, and nighttime lows around 26°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Outdoors Tours
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
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