9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

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9 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Vienna
Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
Akaslompolo
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + shuttle:  2​h 30​min
3
Inari
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Luosto
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Vienna

1
day
Akaslompolo

Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yllas Ski Resort.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Akaslompolo online attractions planner .

Vienna, Austria to Akaslompolo is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Vienna to Akaslompolo, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Vienna in January, with highs in Akaslompolo at -11°C and lows at -22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

#Outdoors, #Winter Sports, #Parks

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
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Safaris
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Tue): ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Levi trip itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Levi in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to -11°C, and evening lows to -21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Winter Sports
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Safaris
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
On the 10th (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, see the interesting displays at Siida, and then take some stellar pictures from Otsamo Fell.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Inari trip planner .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and shuttle from Levi to Inari takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Inari can reach -11°C, while at night they dip to -20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Inari

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

1
night
Luosto

Luosto ©
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park and then explore and take pictures at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Luosto sightseeing planner .

Drive from Inari to Luosto in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January in Luosto, expect temperatures between -13°C during the day and -22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Luosto

#Wildlife, #Parks
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get a sense of the local culture at Rovaniemi Church and Arktikum. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, find something for the whole family at SantaPark, and take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge.

For ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi attractions planning app .

You can drive from Luosto to Rovaniemi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Rovaniemi when traveling from Luosto in January, with lows around -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Fun & Games, #Museums
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

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