8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Start: Bangkok
Fly:  17 h
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
3
Inari
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 30 min
4
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  18 h 30 min
End: Bangkok

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 23rd (Sun), stop by Your Piece Of Finland, then examine the collection at Christmas House Santa, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. Keep things going the next day: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus and then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

To see photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi online attractions planner.

Bangkok, Thailand to Rovaniemi is an approximately 16.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Bangkok to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Bangkok in December: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -6°C and lows are around -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Fun & Games
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

1
night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop and then fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Akaslompolo driving holiday site.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to -5°C, and evening lows to -15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Inari.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

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 (Wed): tour or see a show at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and then examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center.

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

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Inari in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Inari are -7°C, while nighttime lows are -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos ©
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos

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 27th (Thu): ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Kids' Land, join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, then don't miss a visit to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, and finally don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Levi route app.

Traveling by flight from Inari to Levi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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