8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  26​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Levi
— Few hours
Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
Inari
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Luosto
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  28​h
End: Sydney

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Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): make a trip to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and finally make a trip to Lordi's Square. On your second day here, get in on the family fun at SantaPark, don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Office, and then get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village.

For ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi road trip website .

Sydney, Australia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Eastern European Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. Traveling from Sydney in December, expect Rovaniemi to be much colder, temps between -6°C and -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Outdoors Tours
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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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 13th (Thu): make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery and then explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Levi trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Levi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Shopping Museums
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LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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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 14th (Fri): take in the pleasant sights at Otsamo Fell, see the interesting displays at Siida, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Inari vacation planning site .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and shuttle from Levi to Inari takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Inari can reach -7°C, while at night they dip to -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Otsamo Fell ©
Otsamo Fell

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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 15th (Sat), explore and take pictures at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Luosto trip builder website .

Traveling by car from Inari to Luosto takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Luosto can reach -8°C, while at night they dip to -17°C. On the 16th (Sun), you're off tohome.
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Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

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