8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Maspalomas, Gran Canaria
Fly:  12​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
2
Inari
— 1 night
3
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  16​h
End: Maspalomas, Gran Canaria

3
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 11th (Tue): snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, see Santa Claus Office, then get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, and finally make a trip to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Lordi's Square, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and then get in on the family fun at SantaPark.

For more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi itinerary maker .

Maspalomas, Spain to Rovaniemi is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, bus, and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Maspalomas to Rovaniemi is 2 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Maspalomas in December, with highs in Rovaniemi at -6°C and lows at -13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Inari.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Safaris

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 13th (Thu): take in the pleasant sights at Otsamo Fell.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Inari itinerary builder .

Drive from Rovaniemi to Inari in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Inari when traveling from Rovaniemi in December, with lows around -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos ©
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos
Otsamo Fell ©
Otsamo Fell

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.
On the 15th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Snow Village, admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, then don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally gain insight at Kid's Land. On your second day here, get in on the family fun at Levi Huskypark, then take an in-depth tour of Samiland, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Levi trip tool .

Traveling by combination of shuttle, flight, and bus from Inari to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Levi are -6°C, while nighttime lows are -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Levi Huskypark, Snow Village
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Snow Village ©
Snow Village
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery
Levi Huskypark ©
Levi Huskypark

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