8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + Drive:  9​h 45​min
1
Levi
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Inari
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: London

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.
Bring the kids along to Kid's Land and Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park and Yllas Ski Resort. On the 25th (Wed), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Levi Ski Resort.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Levi itinerary planning website .

London, UK to Levi is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Levi is 2 hours. In December, Levi is much colder than London - with highs of -6°C and lows of -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Yllas Ski Resort, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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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. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): examine the collection at Siida and then get into the urban bustle at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Inari trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and shuttle from Levi to Inari takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December in Inari, expect temperatures between -7°C during the day and -17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Salla.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Shopping
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos ©
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): fly down the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, then brush up on your military savvy at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, and then steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Salla visit planner .

Drive from Inari to Salla in 4.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Salla can reach -7°C, while at night they dip to -16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Salla

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort
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 28th (Sat): get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, then see Santa Claus Office, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and finally get engrossed in the history at Rovaniemi Local History Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sun): stop by Your Piece Of Finland, then engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, then find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Salla to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. In December in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Theme Parks Childrens Museums
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Rovaniemi Local History Museum ©
Rovaniemi Local History Museum
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery

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