8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Vaasa
Fly:  5​h 45​min
Kittila
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Luosto
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Saariselka
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  6​h
Vaasa

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day
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. Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): take a memorable tour with Tours.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Kittila trip builder .

Vaasa to Kittila is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Kittila can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kittila

#Tours, #Outdoors, #Trails

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Levi
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Safaris

2
days
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 14th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, then get curious at Pilke Science Centre, and finally see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour. On the 15th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get in on the family fun at SantaPark, make a trip to Santa Claus Office, and then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip builder .

Traveling by car from Kittila to Rovaniemi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Museums, #Tours
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Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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Luosto

Luosto
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

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Drive from Rovaniemi to Luosto in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Luosto can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Saariselka.

Things to do in Luosto

#Parks, #Nature

Side Trip

Pyha-Luosto National Park
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3
days
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Siida are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Escape the urban bustle at Urho Kekkonen National Park and Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

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Traveling by car from Luosto to Saariselka takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in Saariselka, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Saariselka

#Outdoors, #Winter Sports, #Parks

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Siida ©
Siida
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort