10 days in Lapland Itinerary

10 days in Lapland Itinerary

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10 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Madrid
Fly + Drive:  12​h 30​min
1
Luosto
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Inari
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Kittila
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Madrid

1
day
Luosto

Luosto ©
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): admire all the interesting features of Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Luosto trip planning app .

Madrid, Spain to Luosto is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Madrid to Luosto, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Madrid in December, things will get colder in Luosto: highs are around -8°C and lows about -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Inari.
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Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

2
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): take in the pleasant sights at Otsamo Fell. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Siida, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and then take a memorable tour with The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Inari trip planner .

Drive from Luosto to Inari in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to -7°C, and evening lows to -17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can go by car to Kittila.

Things to do in Inari

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

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. Get outdoors at Levi Ski Resort and Elan Ski Shop & Rental. Take a break from Kittila with a short trip to Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park in Muonio, about 1h 05 min away. It doesn't end there: admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi and don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Kittila trip planner .

Drive from Inari to Kittila in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Kittila, expect temperatures between -5°C during the day and -15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kittila

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Levi, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and finally don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square. On the 5th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Office, and then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip planner .

Getting from Kittila to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Kittila in January, expect a bit warmer with lows of -17°C in Rovaniemi. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Tours Outdoors
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Your Piece Of Finland ©
Your Piece Of Finland

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