9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

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9 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  26​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
Inari
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Luosto
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  28​h
End: Sydney

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): find something for the whole family at SantaPark, then see Santa Claus Office, and then get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Lordi's Square, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church.

To see ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi travel route planner.

Sydney, Australia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Rovaniemi is minus 8 hours. In December, Rovaniemi is colder than Sydney - with highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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 30th (Sun): glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort. On the 31st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Snow Village, admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, then don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Kid's Land.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Levi trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Snow Village
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Snow Village ©
Snow Village
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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 1st (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, examine the collection at Siida, and then go for a walk through Otsamo Fell.

To find maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Inari day trip 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. In December, daytime highs in Inari are -7°C, while nighttime lows are -17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can go by car to Luosto.

Things to do in Inari

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

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Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park and then admire all the interesting features of Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Luosto vacation planning tool .

Getting from Inari to Luosto by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -13°C in January, and nighttime lows around -22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Luosto

Wildlife Parks
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

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