8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Levi
— 1 night
+2
bus + Fly + shuttle:  2​h 30​min
2
Inari
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Luosto
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Manchester


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 22nd (Tue): glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: experience rural life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, then make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Levi road trip planner .

Manchester, UK to Levi is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 2 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Manchester in January; daily highs in Levi reach -11°C and lows reach -21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
On the 24th (Thu), go for a walk through Otsamo Fell, see the interesting displays at Siida, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Inari attractions 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 January, plan for daily highs up to -11°C, and evening lows to -20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Luosto.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites
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Siida ©
Siida
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Otsamo Fell ©
Otsamo Fell

1
night
Luosto

Luosto ©
On the 25th (Fri), explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Luosto trip planner .

Traveling by car from Inari to Luosto takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January in Luosto, expect temperatures between -13°C during the day and -22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Arktikum and Pilke Science Centre. Next up on the itinerary: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, see Santa Claus Office, pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, and enjoy some diversion at Snowman World Igloo Hotel.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Luosto to Rovaniemi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Luosto in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Rovaniemi, with lows of -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Shopping
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

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