8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Darwin
Fly:  28​h
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
Kittila
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
Luosto
— 1 night
Fly:  29​h
Darwin

2
days
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 22nd (Sat): get in on the family fun at SantaPark, see Santa Claus Office, and then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church.

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Darwin, Australia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 28-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Darwin to Rovaniemi. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Darwin in December: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -6°C and lows are around -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Kittila.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Outdoors, #Museums
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
SantaPark ©
SantaPark
Safaris

2
days
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. On the 24th (Mon), stroll through Levi Ski Resort. On the 25th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Snow Village, make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, then don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally have fun at Kid's Land.

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You can drive from Rovaniemi to Kittila in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Kittila can reach -5°C, while at night they dip to -15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Luosto.

Things to do in Kittila

#Trails, #Parks, #Winter Sports

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Levi
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi
Snow Village ©
Snow Village

1
day
Luosto

Luosto ©
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): explore and take pictures at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

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Traveling by car from Kittila to Luosto takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Luosto sees daily highs of -8°C and lows of -17°C at night. You will leave for home on the 27th (Thu).
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Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

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