9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Fly to Rovaniemi Airport, Drive to Luosto
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Luosto
— 1 night
Drive
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Inari
— 1 night
Fly
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Levi
— 2 nights
Drive
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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly

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Luosto

Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Sodankyla, shop like a local with Museum - Gallery Alariesto, and then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Amethyst Mine Lapland. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Luosto online trip maker.

Cape Town, South Africa to Luosto is an approximately 22.5-hour combination of flight and car. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Cape Town in December: high temperatures in Luosto hover around -8°C and lows are around -17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Inari.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks · Nature · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 22 — 23:
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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 24th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, then examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then explore the venue of The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Inari travel route planner.

You can drive from Luosto to Inari in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Inari are -7°C, while nighttime lows are -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 24:
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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 (Tue): grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: view the masterpieces at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, then get engrossed in the history at Samiland, and finally enjoy some diversion at Kids' Land.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Levi trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Inari to Levi in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Levi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Adventure
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 26:
Highlights from your trip
Levi Ski Resort ©
Must see
Levi Ski Resort
4.4
Samiland ©
History Museum
Samiland
3.1

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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): stop by Your Piece Of Finland, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. Here are some ideas for day two: engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, then find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, and then make a trip to Lordi's Square.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Levi to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 28:
Highlights from your trip
Arktikum ©
Must see
Arktikum
4.1
Rovaniemi Church ©
Must see
Rovaniemi Church
4.1
Pilke Science Centre ©
Science Museum
Pilke Science Centre
3.9

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