9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

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9 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Valletta, Island of Malta
Fly + Drive:  13​h 15​min
1
Pyhatunturi
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Inari
— 1 night
3
Levi
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Valletta, Island of Malta

1
day
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi
On the 1st (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Pyhatunturi trip website .

Valletta, Malta to Pyhatunturi is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Valletta to Pyhatunturi. Traveling from Valletta in November, expect Pyhatunturi to be colder, temps between -3°C and -9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Nature Parks
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1
night
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 2nd (Fri): experience rural life at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, then see the interesting displays at Siida, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Inari trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Pyhatunturi to Inari takes 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around -3°C in November, and nighttime lows around -10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites
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Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus

1
night
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 3rd (Sat): take a memorable tour with Levi Ski Resort.

For reviews and other tourist information, go to the Levi day trip planning website .

Do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus from Inari to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. November in Levi sees daily highs of -3°C and lows of -11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Trails Winter Sports Tours
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, then examine the collection at Muonion Kotiseutumuseo, and then steep yourself in history at Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with Seven Fells Up and then look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Akaslompolo holiday app .

Traveling by car from Levi to Akaslompolo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Akaslompolo are -3°C, while nighttime lows are -11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Trails Nature

Side Trip

Muonio
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 6th (Tue), make a trip to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and finally stop by Your Piece Of Finland. On the 7th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, see Santa Claus Office, then get in on the family fun at SantaPark, and finally make a trip to Lordi's Square.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi online trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In November in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between -2°C during the day and -7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Outdoors
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Safaris
Your Piece Of Finland ©
Your Piece Of Finland
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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