9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

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9 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Berlin
Fly + Drive:  9​h
1
Luosto
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Saariselka
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
3
Inari
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
4
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Berlin

1
day
Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Luosto attractions planning app .

Berlin, Germany to Luosto is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Berlin to Luosto due to the time zone difference. In December, daytime highs in Luosto are -8°C, while nighttime lows are -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park

1
night
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
On the 28th (Fri), fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

For maps and more tourist information, refer to the Saariselka trip planner .

Traveling by car from Luosto to Saariselka takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -7°C in December, and nighttime lows around -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

2
nights
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 29th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, then examine the collection at Siida, and then get great views at Otsamo Fell. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lemmenjoki National Park.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Inari day trip website .

You can drive from Saariselka to Inari in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Inari sees daily highs of -7°C and lows of -17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

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

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 31st (Mon): glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, and finally get your game on at Kid's Land.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Levi attractions planner.

You can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus from Inari to Levi in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. December in Levi sees daily highs of -6°C and lows of -15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, and finally get engrossed in the history at Arktikum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu): don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, then find something for the whole family at SantaPark, and then see Santa Claus Office.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi day trip app .

Getting from Levi to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Levi in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Rovaniemi, with lows of -17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Wildlife Museums
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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