8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Inari
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
Levi
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Kemi
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: London

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Popular historic sites such as Church of Sodankyla and Rovaniemi Church are in your itinerary. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kopara Reindeer Park and LAURI. There's lots more to do: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, and stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery.

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

London, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from London to Rovaniemi, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In November, Rovaniemi is much colder than London - with highs of -2°C and lows of -7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Inari.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Kopara Reindeer Park, Church of Sodankyla
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Safaris
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery

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 13th (Wed): get great views at Otsamo Fell, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Inari trip planner .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Inari takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. In November, daytime highs in Inari are -3°C, while nighttime lows are -10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Historic Sites
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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 14th (Thu): don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then get your game on at Kid's Land, and finally make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures.

To see where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Levi travel route planner .

Traveling by combination of shuttle, flight, and bus from Inari to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Levi are -3°C, while nighttime lows are -11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Winter Sports Fun & Games Parks

Side Trip

Giewont Husky Adventures
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LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

1
night
Akaslompolo

Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour and then hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Akaslompolo online trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Levi to Akaslompolo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to -3°C, and evening lows to -11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can go by car to Kemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
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Safaris
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

1
night
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tornio Church and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kemi Church.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Kemi trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Kemi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Akaslompolo in November, expect Kemi to be a bit warmer, temps between 0°C and -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kemi

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tornio Church
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Kemi Church ©
Kemi Church
Sampo Icebreaker ©
Sampo Icebreaker

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