9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lapland tour itinerary planner

©
Plan created by another user. Make it yours
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
2
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
3
Levi
— 2 nights
4
Inari
— 1 night
5
Salla
— 2 nights

S M T W T F S
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19

1
night
Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 12th (Sat), get engrossed in the history at Rovaniemi Local History Museum, then see Santa Claus Office, and then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church.

To see maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip planning app.

Denver, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 20-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Denver to Rovaniemi. Expect colder weather when traveling from Denver in January: highs in Rovaniemi hover around 16°F, while lows dip to 6°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
Find places to stay Jan 12 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Rovaniemi Local History Museum ©
Rovaniemi Local History Museum
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

1
night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Akaslompolo journey planner.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Rovaniemi in January since evenings lows in Akaslompolo dip to -2°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 13 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

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 15th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Levi Ski Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, then shop like a local with LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and then stroll through Kids' Land.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Levi day trip planning website.

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Levi in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°F in January, and nighttime lows around -1°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Trails
Find places to stay Jan 14 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

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 17th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and then explore the venue of The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos.

Make your Inari itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Fly from Levi to Inari in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°F in January, and nighttime lows around 1°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Salla.

Things to do in Inari

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 16 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
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
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): stroll through Salla Ski Resort, get engrossed in the history at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, and then contemplate the long history of Paikanselan Taistelualue.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Salla journey planner.

Traveling by car from Inari to Salla takes 5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Salla can reach 15°F, while at night they dip to 2°F. On the 19th (Sat), you're off to home.

Things to do in Salla

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Museums
Find places to stay Jan 17 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction ©
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction
Paikanselan Taistelualue ©
Paikanselan Taistelualue

Similar plans

10 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM INDIA January, teens, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: January, teens, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 10 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM INDIA January, teens, kids, popular sights Preferences: January, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 12 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, teens, kids, popular sights Preferences: December, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 11 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM GERMANY December, slow & easy, hidden gems Preferences: December Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 10 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM CANADA March, teens, kids, outdoors, popular sights Preferences: March, teens, kids, outdoors Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 10 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM TAIWAN November, culture, historic sites, museums, popular sights Preferences: November, culture, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 10 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM TAIWAN November, culture, romantic, historic sites, museums, slow & easy, hidden gems Preferences: November, culture, romantic, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 10 days in Helsinki & Lapland BY A USER FROM INDIA April, kids, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: April, kids, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 10 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM THAILAND December, popular sights Preferences: December Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 10 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: December, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 13 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, teens, popular & hidden gems Preferences: December, teens Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 10 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM THAILAND December, popular sights Preferences: December Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more plans