8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Milan
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
Luosto
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Inari
— 2 nights
+2
shuttle + Fly + bus:  2​h 30​min
3
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Milan

1
day
Luosto

Luosto ©
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): explore and take pictures at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To find where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Luosto trip maker tool .

Milan, Italy to Luosto is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In December, Luosto is cooler than Milan - with highs of -8°C and lows of -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Inari.
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Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

2
nights
Inari

Inari ©
On the 22nd (Sat), get great views at Otsamo Fell, see the interesting displays at Siida, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. On the 23rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lemmenjoki National Park.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Inari trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Luosto to Inari takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Inari sees daily highs of -7°C and lows of -17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Trails Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Lemmenjoki National Park
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Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park
Siida ©
Siida
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Tue): ski along the peaceful trails at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To see reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Levi trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by combination of shuttle, flight, and bus from Inari to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Trails Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

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

2
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 26th (Wed): make a trip to Lordi's Square, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, then snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church and then get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi holiday builder .

Traveling by car from Levi to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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