9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Levi
— 3 nights
2
Inari
— 1 night
3
Saariselka
— 2 nights
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights

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.
Head to Jemes Sport and LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Galleryfor some retail therapy. Get outdoors at Levi Ski Resort and Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Levi: Lapland Hotels SnowVillage (in Kittila) and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio). There's lots more to do: join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, and fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Levi trip itinerary maker site.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Levi is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to Levi. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Amsterdam in December; daily highs in Levi reach -6°C and lows reach -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Kittila, Jemes Sport, Yllas Ski Resort, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

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 25th (Wed): examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and then explore the venue of The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Inari online travel route builder.

Traveling by flight from Levi to Inari takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Inari are -7°C, while nighttime lows are -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Inari

Museums · Historic Sites
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos ©
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
On the 26th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort, get in on the family fun at Angry Birds Activity Park, and then stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the wide-open spaces of Saariselka Reindeer Farm and then see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Saariselka online tour planner.

Getting from Inari to Saariselka by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Saariselka can reach -7°C, while at night they dip to -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks

Side Trip

Gold Prospector Museum
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

2
nights
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 28th (Sat): find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, then see Santa Claus Office, and then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. On the next day, make a trip to Lordi's Square, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, and finally look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi day trip website.

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Rovaniemi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus

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