9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

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9 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Panama City
Fly:  28​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
2
Inari
— 2 nights
3
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  31​h
End: Panama City

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 21st (Tue), snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, make a trip to Lordi's Square, then make a trip to Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed): get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland.

To find ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi online trip itinerary planner .

Panama City, Panama to Rovaniemi is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Time is 7 hours. Traveling from Panama City in May, expect Rovaniemi to be cooler, temps between 12°C and 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Inari.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Outdoors Tours
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

2
nights
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 23rd (Thu): explore and take pictures at Inari Reindeerfarm, then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and then see the interesting displays at Siida. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, head outdoors with Lake Inari, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Inari day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Inari takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

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

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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 25th (Sat): stroll through Levi Ski Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental, then explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, then make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, and finally don't miss a visit to Snow Village.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Levi tour planner.

Getting from Inari to Levi by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In May in Levi, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

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

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