8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Zurich
Fly + Drive:  7 h 15 min
1
Levi
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
2
Inari
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
3
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
End: Zurich

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 next day: explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort.

Plan trip to Levi with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Zurich, Switzerland to Levi is an approximately 7.5- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Zurich to Levi is 1 hour. Traveling from Zurich in February, expect Levi to be slightly colder, temps between -5°C and -12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

1
night
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 26th (Tue): get a taste of life in the country at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, then see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Inari itinerary planner.

You can fly from Levi to Inari in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in February, and nighttime lows around -15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
On the 27th (Wed), explore the striking landscape of Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an exotic tour of a safari tour and then fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Akaslompolo day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Inari to Akaslompolo takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to -5°C, and evening lows to -12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Yllas Ski Resort
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Safaris
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, then see Santa Claus Office, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and finally don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square. On the 2nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus and then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi day trip site.

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. February in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of -6°C and lows of -11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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