8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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

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 20th (Thu), glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Snow Village, then explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, then don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Kid's Land.

For reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Levi trip planner .

Porto, Portugal to Levi is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Porto to Levi due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Porto in December, expect Levi to be much colder, temps between -6°C and -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

2
nights
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 22nd (Sat): go for a walk through Otsamo Fell and then see the interesting displays at Siida. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Lemmenjoki National Park.

Make your Inari itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Levi to Inari by combination of bus, flight, and shuttle takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Inari are -7°C, while nighttime lows are -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Inari

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Lemmenjoki National Park
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park
Otsamo Fell ©
Otsamo Fell

3
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 24th (Mon): snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and finally make a trip to Lordi's Square. Here are some ideas for day two: find something for the whole family at SantaPark, don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Office, and then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

To find reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip planner .

Traveling by car from Inari to Rovaniemi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. In December, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Wildlife
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Safaris
Pilke Science Centre ©
Pilke Science Centre

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