8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
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Kemi
— 1 night
3
Levi
— 2 nights
4
Inari
— 2 nights

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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 10th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, thenmake a trip to Lordi's Square, thensee Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery, identify plant and animal life at Napapiirin Porofarmi, and then get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi online travel planner.

Lisbon, Portugal to Rovaniemi is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Lisbon in December, with highs in Rovaniemi at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can drive to Kemi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©

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Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. On the 12th (Thu), admire the landmark architecture of Kemi Church, thenidentify plant and animal life at Kotielainpuisto Arkadia, thenexplore the world behind art at Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery), and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tornio Church.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Kemi trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Kemi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Kemi

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Kotielainpuisto Arkadia, Tornio Church
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Kotielainpuisto Arkadia ©
Kotielainpuisto Arkadia
Kemi Church ©
Kemi Church

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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 13th (Fri): grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort. On the 14th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, wander the streets of Ounasjoki - River for activities, thenhit the slopes at Kids' Land, and finally bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Levi online route builder.

Traveling by car from Kemi to Levi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Kemi in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Levi, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. On the 15th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church, thensurround yourself with nature on Angeli Reindeer Farm, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Inari road trip planner.

Fly from Levi to Inari in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in Inari sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Inari

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours
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Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Angeli Reindeer Farm ©
Angeli Reindeer Farm
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel ©
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel

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