8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Perth
Fly:  25 h
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  2 h 30 min
3
Inari
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
4
Luosto
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  29 h
End: Perth

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 23rd (Sun), get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, find something for the whole family at SantaPark, and then get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see Santa Claus Office, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then admire all the interesting features of Lappi Areena, then pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, and finally make a trip to Lordi's Square.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi travel route planning website .

Perth, Australia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Perth to Rovaniemi is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Perth in December, things will get colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around -6°C and lows about -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort. On the 26th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, don't miss a visit to Snow Village, then explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, then make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally get your game on at Kid's Land.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Levi holiday website .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Levi, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Kittila
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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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. Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, then examine the collection at Siida, and then take some stellar pictures from Otsamo Fell.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Inari tour planner .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle from Levi to Inari in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December in Inari, expect temperatures between -7°C during the day and -17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Inari

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

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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.
To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Luosto online trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Inari to Luosto in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to -8°C, and evening lows to -17°C. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Fri) before leaving for home.
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Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

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