8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Doha
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Levi
— 1 night
2
Inari
— 2 nights
3
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): fly down the slopes at Levi Ski Resort. On the next day, ski along the peaceful trails at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Levi trip planner.

Doha, Qatar to Levi is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. 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 much colder, temps between -6°C and -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

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 ©
On the 22nd (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the pleasant sights at Otsamo Fell and then examine the collection at Siida.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Inari road trip planning website .

Getting from Levi to Inari by combination of bus, flight, and shuttle takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -7°C in December, and nighttime lows around -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites
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Siida ©
Siida
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Otsamo Fell ©
Otsamo Fell

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), find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, see Santa Claus Office, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and finally make a trip to Lordi's Square. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery, and then get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi holiday planning app .

Getting from Inari to Rovaniemi by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. December in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C at night. 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
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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