7 days in Lapland Itinerary

7 days in Lapland Itinerary

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7 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Gothenburg
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Inari
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Luosto
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  9​h
End: Gothenburg

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 27th (Sun): make a trip to Santa Claus Village, see Santa Claus Office, then capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and finally take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

Before you visit Rovaniemi, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Gothenburg, Sweden to Rovaniemi is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Gothenburg in October, expect Rovaniemi to be a bit cooler, temps between 3°C and -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Tours Museums Fun & Games
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Photography Tours
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental, then glide through natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, and then experience rural life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Tue): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yllas Ski Resort, and then relax in the rural setting at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Levi road trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Levi are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Yllas Ski Resort, Nature & Wildlife Tours, Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm
Highlights from your plan
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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 30th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, get outside with Lake Inari, then relax in the rural setting at Inari Reindeer Farm, and finally wander the wide-open spaces of Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

For more things to do and more tourist information, use the Inari trip planner .

Getting from Levi to Inari by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In October in Inari, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel to Salla.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Historic Sites
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Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Start off your visit on the 31st (Thu): contemplate the long history of Paikanselan Taistelualue, then join in the after-dark buzz at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, and then fly down the slopes at Salla Ski Resort.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Salla attractions tool .

You can drive from Inari to Salla in 4.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Salla

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

1
night
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 1st (Fri): see exotic creatures in open habitats at Luosto Adventures and then identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Luosto online sightseeing planner .

Getting from Salla to Luosto by car takes about 2 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park

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