8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New York City
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  20 h 30 min
1
Levi
— 2 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  2 h 45 min
2
Inari
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 15 min
3
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  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.
Get outdoors at Levi Ski Resort and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. The adventure continues: fly down the slopes at Kids' Land, experience rural life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and stroll through Yllas Ski Resort.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Levi trip app.

New York City, USA to Levi is an approximately 23- hour combination of car and flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from New York City to Levi due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in December, things will get much colder in Levi: highs are around 22°F and lows about 8°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

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. On the 18th (Wed), examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, then surround yourself with nature on Angeli Reindeer Farm, and finally relax in the rural setting at Inari Reindeer Farm.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Inari trip builder.

Getting from Levi to Inari by combination of flight and shuttle takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Inari are 21°F, while nighttime lows are 6°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Salla.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Outdoors Tours
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Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Angeli Reindeer Farm ©
Angeli Reindeer Farm
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction and then hit the slopes at Salla Ski Resort.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Salla sightseeing planner.

Drive from Inari to Salla in 5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 20°F, and evening lows to 7°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Salla

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction ©
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction

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): don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, then examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Arktikum and then pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip app.

Traveling by car from Salla to Rovaniemi takes 2 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 22°F, and evening lows to 11°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow time for 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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