8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 1 night
2
Levi
— 2 nights
3
Inari
— 1 night
4
Luosto
— 2 nights

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Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 16th (Thu), see Santa Claus Office, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and finally look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland. On the 17th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, then find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, and then don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip builder app.

Washington DC, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18-hour flight. Traveling from Washington DC to Rovaniemi, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Washington DC in January, with highs in Rovaniemi at 16°F and lows at 6°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Museums · Wildlife
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

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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 18th (Sat): explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. On your second day here, take in the exciting artwork at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, then make a trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, and then join the crowd at Icekarting Levi.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Levi tour planner.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in January, plan for little chillier nights in Levi, with lows around -1°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Winter Sports · Adventure

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

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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 20th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then tour or see a show at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Inari tour itinerary site.

Traveling by flight from Levi to Inari takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°F in January, and nighttime lows around 1°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Inari

Museums · Historic Sites
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos ©
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos

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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 21st (Tue), look for all kinds of wild species at Kopara Reindeer Park, then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Amethyst Mine Lapland, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Sodankyla.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Luosto trip app.

Drive from Inari to Luosto in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Luosto are 12°F, while nighttime lows are -2°F. On the 22nd (Wed), you're off to home.

Things to do in Luosto

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Church of Sodankyla
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

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