9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Luosto
— 1 night
2
Inari
— 1 night
3
Levi
— 2 nights
4
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
5
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights

1
night
Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
On the 30th (Sun), go deep underground at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Luosto trip planner.

Moscow, Russia to Luosto is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Moscow to Luosto is minus 1 hour. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Moscow in December; daily highs in Luosto reach °C and lows reach °C. On the 30th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Inari.
Find places to stay Dec 29 — 30:
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Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, thensee the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then get great views at Otsamo Fell.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Inari online journey builder.

Traveling by car from Luosto to Inari takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Inari can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 30 — 31:
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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

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed): bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, stop by Elan Ski Shop & Rental, thendon't miss a visit to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, and finally don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Levi online holiday planner.

Getting from Inari to Levi by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. December in Levi sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Winter Sports Adventure

Side Trip

Kittila
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 2:
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Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

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night
Akaslompolo

On the 3rd (Thu), stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Akaslompolo vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Levi to Akaslompolo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Akaslompolo can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
Find places to stay Jan 2 — 3:
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Safaris
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Arktikum and Pilke Science Centre. The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, see where the action happens at Lappi Areena, look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, and see Santa Claus Office.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi holiday planner.

Getting from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Akaslompolo in January, expect a bit warmer with lows of °C in Rovaniemi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Outdoors
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church
Pilke Science Centre ©
Pilke Science Centre

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