10 days in Lapland Itinerary

10 days in Lapland Itinerary

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10 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Kittila
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Muonio
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Kiev

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): stop by Your Piece Of Finland, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and finally engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre. Here are some ideas for day two: find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, see Santa Claus Office, and then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip planner.

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to Rovaniemi is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Abu Dhabi to Rovaniemi. In January, Rovaniemi is colder than Abu Dhabi - with highs of -10°C and lows of -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Kittila.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Tours
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Pilke Science Centre ©
Pilke Science Centre

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. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort. On the 21st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Snow Village, make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, then make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Kid's Land.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Kittila trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Kittila takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Kittila, with lows of -22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Kittila

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Levi
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

1
night
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. On the 22nd (Tue), explore the striking landscape of Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Muonio online route planner .

Getting from Kittila to Muonio by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around -13°C in January, and nighttime lows around -22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Muonio

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): see the interesting displays at Siida and then take a stroll around The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos. On the next day, fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Saariselka online journey builder .

You can drive from Muonio to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. In January in Saariselka, expect temperatures between -11°C during the day and -20°C at night. On the 25th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Inari
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©

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