8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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

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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 5th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and then examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center.

For traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Inari vacation planning tool.

Helsinki to Inari is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Helsinki in January, expect Inari to be slightly colder, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Levi.

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

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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.
Get outdoors at Levi Ski Resort and Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. Go for a jaunt from Levi to Muonio to see Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park about 58 minutes away. There's more to do: don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery and join the crowd at Icekarting Levi.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Levi online trip planner.

Fly from Inari to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. January in Levi sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Adventure Trails

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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park and then go deep underground at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Luosto attractions planner.

You can drive from Levi to Luosto in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Luosto

Wildlife Parks
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

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Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get outdoors at Safaris and Syvasenvaara Fell. Arktikum and Korundi House of Culture are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, and look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip builder tool.

Drive from Luosto to Rovaniemi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Luosto in January, expect a bit warmer with lows of °C in Rovaniemi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Theme Parks Wildlife
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
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Christmas House Santa

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