8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Doha
Fly + Drive:  14 h 15 min
1
Levi
— 1 night
Fly + Shuttle:  2 h 30 min
2
Inari
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
3
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  12 h 30 min
End: Doha

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 20th (Thu): gear up at Levi Ski Resort. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Levi tour builder tool.

Doha, Qatar to Levi is an approximately 17.5- hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Doha to Levi due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Doha in December, expect Levi to be colder, temps between -6°C and -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Tours Adventure

Side Trip

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

2
nights
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 22nd (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get great views at Otsamo Fell and then see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Inari tour itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Levi to Inari in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. December in Inari sees daily highs of -7°C and lows of -17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

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
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel ©
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 24th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, have fun at Santa Claus Office, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and finally don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, and then get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip planning website.

You can drive from Inari to Rovaniemi in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -13°C. On the 26th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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