9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
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Inari
— 3 nights
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Levi
— 3 nights

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Napapiirin Porofarmi and Tatuka Reindeerfarm. There's much more to do: Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, explore the world behind art at Korundi House of Culture, examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, and stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi driving holiday planning site.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Rovaniemi is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Copenhagen to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Copenhagen in December; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -6°C and lows reach -13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can go by car to Inari.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 24 — 26:
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Specialty Museum
Santa's House of Snowmobiles
4.5

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Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Explore hidden gems such as Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus and Hippupuoti Gift Shop. Change things up with these side-trips from Inari: Gold Prospector Museum (in Tankavaara), Saariselka (Angry Birds Activity Park & Saariselka Reindeer Farm) and Guesthouse Husky - Day Tours (in Ivalo). There's still lots to do: relax in the rural setting at Tuula's Reindeer and pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Inari travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Inari by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, expect slightly colder with lows of -17°C in Inari. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Museums · Outdoors · Tours · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 26 — 29:
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Nature / Wildlife Tour
Guesthouse Husky - Day Tours
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Specialty Museum
Gold Prospector Museum
4.4

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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 Powerun Adventures and Jemes Sport. Explore hidden gems such as Wingrens Dogsafaris and Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm. Change things up with a short trip to Sarestoniemi Museum in Kaukonen (about 52 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, find something for the whole family at Levi Huskypark, and identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Levi trip planner.

You can fly from Inari to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 29 — Jan 1:
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Must see
Jemes Sport
4.8

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