8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Amsterdam
Fly + Drive:  8 h 45 min
1
Levi
— 1 night
Fly + Shuttle:  2 h 30 min
2
Inari
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Luosto
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
End: Amsterdam

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.
On the 21st (Fri), explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, then take in the exciting artwork at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally hit the slopes at Kids' Land.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Levi trip maker tool.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Levi is an approximately 11- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Amsterdam to Levi is 1 hour. Traveling from Amsterdam in December, things will get colder in Levi: highs are around -6°C and lows about -15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

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

1
night
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 23rd (Sun): go for a walk through Otsamo Fell, then see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Inari trip planning site.

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Levi to Inari in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in Inari sees daily highs of -7°C and lows of -17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Luosto.

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

2
nights
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 24th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Sodankyla, then take in the exciting artwork at Museum - Gallery Alariesto, and then go deep underground at Amethyst Mine Lapland. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Luosto trip builder.

You can drive from Inari to Luosto in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Luosto are -8°C, while nighttime lows are -17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Luosto

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Sodankyla, Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, see Santa Claus Office, and then make a trip to Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, and then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi online travel route planner.

Drive from Luosto to Rovaniemi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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 (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Wildlife Museums
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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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