7 days in Lapland Itinerary

7 days in Lapland Itinerary

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7 days in Lapland Itinerary

Cape Town
Fly:  26​h
Kittila
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  26​h
Cape Town

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Kittila

Kittila ©
Kittilä is a municipality of Finland and a popular holiday resort.It is located in northern Finland north of the Arctic Circle within the Lapland region. Step out of Kittila with an excursion to Akaslompolo Sportshop in Akaslompolo--about 44 minutes away. On the 23rd (Sun), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Levi Ski Resort. Next up on the itinerary: admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort, and gain insight at Kid's Land.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Kittila online route planner .

Cape Town, South Africa to Kittila is an approximately 26-hour flight. Traveling from Cape Town in December, things will get colder in Kittila: highs are around -5°C and lows about -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kittila

#Winter Sports, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Levi, Yllas Ski Resort, Akaslompolo Sportshop
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi
Snow Village ©
Snow Village

2
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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 26th (Wed), get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, and then find something for the whole family at SantaPark. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Lordi's Square, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and finally get curious at Pilke Science Centre.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip planner.

You can drive from Kittila to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are -6°C, while nighttime lows are -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Museums, #Wildlife
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SantaPark ©
SantaPark
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
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