9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 1 day
2
Inari
— 1 night
3
Levi
— 2 nights
4
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights

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day
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, thenget engrossed in the history at Arktikum, thensee the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, and finally get engrossed in the history at Rovaniemi Local History Museum.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi road trip planning tool.

Newcastle, Australia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 31-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Newcastle in December: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around °C and lows are around °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

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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): take in the pleasant sights at Otsamo Fell, thenexamine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Inari trip maker.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Inari takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, expect a bit cooler with lows of °C in Inari. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (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
Otsamo Fell ©
Otsamo Fell

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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 5th (Thu): explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. On the 6th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Sarestoniemi Museum, join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, thentake in the exciting artwork at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally hit the slopes at Kids' Land.

To see where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Levi road trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Inari to Levi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Levi are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop, and then stroll through Yllas Ski Resort.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Akaslompolo itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Levi to Akaslompolo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trips

Yllas Ski Resort, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

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