8 days in Rovaniemi & Pyhatunturi Itinerary

8 days in Rovaniemi & Pyhatunturi Itinerary

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8 days in Rovaniemi & Pyhatunturi Itinerary

Mexico City
Fly:  23​h 15​min
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Pyhatunturi
— 1 night
Fly:  25​h
Mexico City

3
days
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Syvasenvaara Fell and German Soldier s Cemetery. Get outdoors at Auttikongas and Safaris. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, explore and take pictures at Lappi Areena, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, and buy something for everyone on your list at Arctic Circle Mall.

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Mexico City, Mexico to Rovaniemi is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Mexico City to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Mexico City in December; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -6°C and lows reach -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas
Safaris
Rovaniemi City Library ©
Rovaniemi City Library

2
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Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): explore and take pictures at Amethyst Mine Lapland, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Sodankyla, and then take in the exciting artwork at Museum - Gallery Alariesto. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

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Drive from Rovaniemi to Pyhatunturi in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, expect little chillier with lows of -17°C in Pyhatunturi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

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Sodankyla, Amethyst Mine Lapland
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Church of Sodankyla
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland