8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Columbus
Fly:  21​h 45​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + shuttle:  2​h 30​min
3
Inari
— 1 night
Fly:  23​h 45​min
End: Columbus

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Arktikum and Rovaniemi Church. Bring the kids along to Safaris and Santa Claus Village. And it doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at SantaPark, make a trip to Lordi's Square, engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, and have fun at Snowman World Igloo Hotel.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip maker .

Columbus, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 22-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Columbus to Rovaniemi. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Columbus in December: highs in Rovaniemi hover around 22°F, while lows dip to 11°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Museums, #Wildlife
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Safaris
SantaPark ©
SantaPark
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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 ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Wed): make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, then admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, then get engrossed in the history at Samiland, and finally have fun at Kid's Land.

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

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 22°F, and evening lows to 8°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

#Museums, #Fun & Games
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Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, examine the collection at Siida, and then go for a walk through Otsamo Fell.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Inari day trip tool .

Do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle from Levi to Inari in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Inari can reach 21°F, while at night they dip to 6°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Inari

#Museums, #Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 29:
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Siida ©
Siida
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Otsamo Fell ©
Otsamo Fell

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