8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  20​h 30​min
1
Levi
— 2 nights
2
Inari
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  16​h 15​min
End: New York City

2
nights
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park and Kid's Land. Get in touch with nature at Yllas Ski Resort and Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. On the 15th (Sun), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Levi Ski Resort.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Levi online vacation planner .

New York City, USA to Levi is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. Traveling from New York City to Levi, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. In December, Levi is much colder than New York City - with highs of 22°F and lows of 8°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

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

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Siida, pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, then explore and take pictures at Angeli Reindeer Farm, and finally explore and take pictures at Inari Reindeerfarm.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Inari sightseeing planner.

Fly from Levi to Inari in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in Inari sees daily highs of 21°F and lows of 6°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites
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Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Inari Reindeer Farm ©
Inari Reindeer Farm

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. On the 19th (Thu), brush up on your military savvy at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction and then hit the slopes at Salla Ski Resort.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Salla journey planner.

Traveling by car from Inari to Salla takes 5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Salla can reach 20°F, while at night they dip to 7°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Salla

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, then see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa. On the 21st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Arktikum and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church.

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Getting from Salla to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2 hours. December in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of 22°F and lows of 11°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles
Christmas House Santa ©
Christmas House Santa

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