9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

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9 days in Lapland Itinerary

Johannesburg
Fly:  25​h
Kittila
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Ivalo
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  26​h
Johannesburg

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. Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Snow Village, make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, then explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, then don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally enjoy some diversion at Kid's Land. Here are some ideas for day two: get interesting insight from Levi Ski Resort.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Kittila driving holiday planning app .

Johannesburg, South Africa to Kittila is an approximately 25-hour flight. Traveling from Johannesburg in December, things will get colder in Kittila: highs are around -5°C and lows about -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Ivalo.

Things to do in Kittila

#Adventure, #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

2
days
Ivalo

Ivalo ©
Ivalo is a village in the municipality of Inari, Lapland, Finland, located on the Ivalo River 20km south of Lake Inari. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sat): examine the collection at Siida and then get great views at Otsamo Fell.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Ivalo online trip maker .

Drive from Kittila to Ivalo in 3 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to -7°C, and evening lows to -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Ivalo

#Parks, #Winter Sports, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Inari, Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Siida ©
Siida

2
days
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then make a trip to Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery, then get in on the family fun at SantaPark, and finally don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square.

For more things to do and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip planner .

You can drive from Ivalo to Rovaniemi in 3.5 hours. December in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Wildlife, #Historic Sites
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Santa Claus Village ©
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