8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Porto
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
Inari
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Luosto
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Porto

1
night
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 3rd (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then get curious at Pilke Science Centre, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then find something for the whole family at SantaPark, and finally explore and take pictures at Lappi Areena.

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Porto, Portugal to Rovaniemi is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Porto to Rovaniemi is 2 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Porto in October: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around 3°C and lows are around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to Levi.

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Theme Parks Museums Outdoors
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

2
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 5th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Keimiotunturi Fell, then stroll through Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, and then explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi. On the 6th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Levi driving holiday planner .

Getting from Rovaniemi to Levi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In October in Levi, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Muonio
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
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. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): get outside with Lake Inari, then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and then see the interesting displays at Siida.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Inari vacation builder tool .

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 October in Inari, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -2°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can go by car to Luosto.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Museums Historic Sites
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Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

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.
On the 8th (Mon), explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

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Drive from Inari to Luosto in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Luosto are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -2°C. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Luosto

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

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