10 days in Lapland Itinerary

10 days in Lapland Itinerary

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10 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
2
Inari
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Muonio
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Kittila
— 3 nights
Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: Toronto

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for theme parks, wildlife, museums, fun & games, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, examine the collection at Christmas House Santa, get curious at Pilke Science Centre, and catch some excitement at Feelapland.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip planning site .

Toronto, Canada to Rovaniemi is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Toronto to Rovaniemi. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Toronto in December; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -6°C and lows reach -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can drive to Inari.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Tours Theme Parks
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): get into the urban bustle at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and then examine the collection at Siida.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Inari online trip planner .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Inari takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect slightly colder evenings in Inari when traveling from Rovaniemi in December, with lows around -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Inari

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos ©
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

2
nights
Muonio

Muonio ©
Muonio is a municipality of Finland.The town is located in far northern Finland above the Arctic Circle on the country's western border, within the area of the former Lappi province. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): glide through natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Muonion Kotiseutumuseo, then steep yourself in history at Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins, and then hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

To find more things to do and other tourist information, read our Muonio road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Inari to Muonio takes 3.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to -7°C, and evening lows to -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Kittila.

Things to do in Muonio

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

3
nights
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 13th (Fri): glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort. On the 14th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Snow Village, explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, then make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Kid's Land.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Kittila online day trip planner .

You can drive from Muonio to Kittila in 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Kittila can reach -5°C, while at night they dip to -15°C. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Kittila

Tours Winter Sports Adventure

Side Trip

Levi
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Snow Village ©
Snow Village

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