8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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1
Levi
— 1 night
2
Inari
— 1 night
3
Salla
— 1 night
4
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights

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.
On the 21st (Sat), gear up at Levi Ski Resort. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Levi trip maker site.

Riga, Latvia to Levi is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. When traveling from Riga in December, plan for slightly colder days in Levi, with highs around °C, while nights are cooler with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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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 23rd (Mon): tour or see a show at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and then see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Inari trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Levi to Inari takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Salla.

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
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos ©
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos

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Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): hit the slopes at Salla Ski Resort and then get engrossed in the history at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Salla trip planning site.

Drive from Inari to Salla in 5 hours. In December in Salla, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Salla

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction ©
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction

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nights
Rovaniemi

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. Kids will appreciate attractions like SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus and Santa Claus Village. And it doesn't end there: see Santa Claus Office, see the top attractions with Feelapland, engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, and look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi tour itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Salla to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. In December in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Wildlife Theme Parks
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Pilke Science Centre ©
Pilke Science Centre

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