8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Luosto
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Inari
— 1 night
4
Levi
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
5
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Manchester

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): make a trip to Lordi's Square.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip itinerary planner.

Manchester, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Manchester to Rovaniemi. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Manchester in January; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -10°C and lows reach -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

1
night
Luosto

Luosto ©
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): stroll through Pyhatunturi and then admire all the interesting features of Amethyst Mine Lapland.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Luosto trip builder .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Luosto takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in January, expect a bit cooler with lows of -22°C in Luosto. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Luosto

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Pyhatunturi
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Pyhatunturi ©
Pyhatunturi
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

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 27th (Sun): go for a walk through Otsamo Fell, see the interesting displays at Siida, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

For ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Inari trip itinerary builder app .

Getting from Luosto to Inari by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to -11°C, and evening lows to -20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites
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Siida ©
Siida
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Tue): admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, then don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, then have some family-friendly fun at Kid's Land, and finally relax in the rural setting at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Levi online travel planner .

Getting from Inari to Levi by combination of shuttle, flight, and bus takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In January in Levi, expect temperatures between -11°C during the day and -21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

2
nights
Akaslompolo

On the 30th (Wed), head outdoors with Seven Fells Up and then stroll through Yllas Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Thu): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and then look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop.

To find out how to plan a trip to Akaslompolo, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Levi to Akaslompolo by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Akaslompolo are -11°C, while nighttime lows are -22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
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Safaris
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up

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