9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

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9 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Newcastle
train + Fly:  35​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
2
Inari
— 1 night
3
Levi
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Fly:  36​h
End: Newcastle

1
day
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 3rd (Tue): look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, then see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, and finally get engrossed in the history at Rovaniemi Local History Museum.

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Newcastle, Australia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 35-hour flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Newcastle to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Newcastle in December, expect Rovaniemi to be colder, temps between -6°C and -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Shopping
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles
Rovaniemi Local History Museum ©
Rovaniemi Local History Museum

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 4th (Wed): go for a walk through Otsamo Fell, examine the collection at Siida, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Inari online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Inari takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, expect a bit cooler with lows of -17°C in Inari. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites
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Siida ©
Siida
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Otsamo Fell ©
Otsamo Fell

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.
On the 5th (Thu), glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort. On the 6th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at The Sarestoniemi Museum, then explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, then don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally get your game on at Kid's Land.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Levi holiday planner.

Getting from Inari to Levi by combination of shuttle, flight, and bus takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Levi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Winter Sports Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

The Sarestoniemi Museum
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): glide through natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sun): make a trip to Snow Village, look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop, and then hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Akaslompolo trip website .

Traveling by car from Levi to Akaslompolo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -5°C in December, and nighttime lows around -15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Snow Village, Yllas Ski Resort
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Snow Village ©
Snow Village

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