8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Luosto
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Inari
— 1 night
+2
shuttle + Fly + bus:  2​h 30​min
4
Levi
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Amsterdam


2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 12th (Sat), look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and finally don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi holiday site .

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Rovaniemi is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Eastern European Time is 1 hour. In January, Rovaniemi is colder than Amsterdam - with highs of -10°C and lows of -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

1
night
Luosto

Luosto ©
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): take in the awesome beauty at Luosto and then admire all the interesting features of Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Luosto tour itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Luosto takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Rovaniemi in January since evenings lows in Luosto dip to -22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Luosto

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Luosto
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Luosto ©
Luosto
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): 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 ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Inari online travel route planner .

You can drive from Luosto to Inari in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Inari can reach -11°C, while at night they dip to -20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Levi.

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
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 17th (Thu): glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort.

To find out how to plan a trip to Levi, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus from Inari to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Levi can reach -11°C, while at night they dip to -21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Winter Sports Adventure Trails
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
On the 18th (Fri), get outside with Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. On the 19th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Akaslompolo trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Levi to Akaslompolo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Akaslompolo are -11°C, while nighttime lows are -22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Yllas Ski Resort
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

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