8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + Drive:  9​h 45​min
1
Levi
— 1 day
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Inari
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
3
Saariselka
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Luosto
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: London

1
day
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 27th (Fri): glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Levi route planner .

London, UK to Levi is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from London to Levi, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In December, Levi is much colder than London - with highs of -6°C and lows of -15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Trails Tours
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

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 28th (Sat): examine the collection at Siida and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To find other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Inari trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and shuttle from Levi to Inari takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in Inari sees daily highs of -7°C and lows of -17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can go by car to Saariselka.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

1
night
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Saariselka route planner .

Getting from Inari to Saariselka by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In December in Saariselka, expect temperatures between -7°C during the day and -17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

1
night
Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
On the 30th (Mon), explore and take pictures at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Luosto journey maker .

Drive from Saariselka to Luosto in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Luosto can reach -8°C, while at night they dip to -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Rovaniemi.
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Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for theme parks, museums, fun & games, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, stop by Your Piece Of Finland, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip planner .

Getting from Luosto to Rovaniemi by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: 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 2nd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Outdoors
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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