8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  9​h 45​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:  6​h 15​min
End: London

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 23rd (Sun): ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort. 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.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Levi trip itinerary builder site .

London, UK to Levi is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Levi due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from London in December; daily highs in Levi reach -6°C and lows reach -15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Winter Sports Outdoors Adventure

Side Trip

Snow Village
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi
Snow Village ©
Snow Village

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, then examine the collection at Siida, and then go for a walk through Otsamo Fell.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Inari road trip website .

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, daytime highs in Inari are -7°C, while nighttime lows are -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to drive 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 ©
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Luosto travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Inari to Luosto in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Luosto sees daily highs of -8°C and lows of -17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

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

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and finally don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get in on the family fun at SantaPark, then see Santa Claus Office, and then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

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

Traveling by car from Luosto to Rovaniemi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Wildlife
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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