10 days in Lapland Itinerary

10 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Chicago
Fly + Bus:  15 h 15 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Kittila
— 2 nights
Bus:  15 min
3
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  23 h 30 min
End: Chicago

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for wildlife, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, make a trip to Lordi's Square, engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, and examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles.

For maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi online holiday planner.

Chicago, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 16- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 8 hours. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Chicago in November: highs in Rovaniemi hover around 28°F, while lows dip to 20°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to drive to Kittila.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Theme Parks Tours
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Safaris
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

2
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. On the 25th (Mon), stroll through Yllas Ski Resort. On your second day here, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then make a trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, and then don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Kittila trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Kittila takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in November, Kittila is slightly colder at night with lows of 15°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to take a bus to Levi.

Things to do in Kittila

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Yllas Ski Resort, Safaris
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Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Giewont Husky Adventures ©
Giewont Husky Adventures

3
nights
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Step out of Levi with an excursion to Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park in Muonio--about 58 minutes away. Spend the 27th (Wed) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. Next up on the itinerary: join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, experience rural life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and view the masterpieces at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Levi route planner.

Levi is very close to Kittila. Expect a daytime high around 26°F in November, and nighttime lows around 15°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Adventure Winter Sports

Side Trip

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

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