9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  19 h
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Levi
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
3
Inari
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  25 h
End: Los Angeles

1
night
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 22nd (Sat): make a trip to Lordi's Square, thenget engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and then stop by Your Piece Of Finland. Keep things going the next day: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, thensee Santa Claus Office, and then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip planner.

Los Angeles, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Rovaniemi is 10 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in December, expect Rovaniemi to be colder, temps between 22°F and 11°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Fun & Games
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

3
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 outdoors at Levi Ski Resort and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Kids' Land and LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery. There's more to do: bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi and get engrossed in the history at Samiland.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Levi planning app.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Levi are 22°F, while nighttime lows are 8°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

2
nights
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 27th (Thu): get great views at Otsamo Fell, examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. On the 28th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lemmenjoki National Park.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Inari travel route planner.

Fly from Levi to Inari in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°F in December, and nighttime lows around 6°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Inari

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Lemmenjoki National Park
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

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