8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lapland travel route planner

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Fly to Kittilä Airport, Drive to Levi
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Levi
— 2 nights
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Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
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Levi

— 2 nights
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Levi Huskypark and Powerun Adventures. Get outdoors at Jemes Sport and Kids' Land. Next up on the itinerary: experience rural life at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, stop by Inghams Mini Husky Experience, bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, and explore and take pictures at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

For traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Levi trip planner.

Chicago, USA to Levi is an approximately 23-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Chicago to Levi due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Chicago in December; daily highs in Levi reach 22°F and lows reach 8°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

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Rovaniemi

— 4 nights

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Bring the kids along to Santa Claus Village and Napapiirin Porofarmi. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like German Soldier s Cemetery and Rovaniemi Church. There's much more to do: stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, get engrossed in the history at Rovaniemi Local History Museum, and make a trip to Lordi's Square.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Rovaniemi trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Levi to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of 22°F and lows of 11°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Parks · Theme Parks · Historic Sites
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Lapland travel guide

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Landmarks · Safaris · Nightlife
The wild expanses of Lapland promise spectacular scenery, adventure, and rich cultural experiences. As the country's northernmost region, it sits well above the Arctic Circle. Despite also being the largest region, in Lapland just 3.4 percent of the Finnish population calls this great stretch of land home, leaving plenty of room for pristine lakes, dense forest, and seven unspoiled national parks. An abundance of well-marked trails await hikers of all levels, while more remote and rugged adventures beckon experienced explorers. Music is of particular importance in these parts, so try to catch a concert or dance performance during your stay.