10 days in Lapland Itinerary

10 days in Lapland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lapland visit planner

©
This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

10 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Panama City Beach
Drive + Fly:  27​h
1
Kittila
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Tankavaara
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Inari
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  27​h
End: Panama City Beach

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 19th (Wed): fly down the slopes at Levi Ski Resort.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Kittila road trip website .

Panama City Beach, USA to Kittila is an approximately 27-hour flight. Traveling from Panama City Beach to Kittila, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Panama City Beach in December, things will get cooler in Kittila: highs are around 23°F and lows about 9°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Tankavaara.

Things to do in Kittila

Winter Sports Trails Tours

Side Trip

Levi Ski Resort
Find places to stay Dec 18 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

few
hours
Tankavaara

Tankavaara ©
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Tankavaara trip builder tool .

Drive from Kittila to Tankavaara in 2.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Tankavaara can reach 21°F, while at night they dip to 6°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Tankavaara

Museums
Find places to stay Dec 20 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

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 21st (Fri): see the interesting displays at Siida, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and then take a stroll around The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Inari travel app .

Traveling by car from Tankavaara to Inari takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 21°F in December, and nighttime lows around 6°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Salla.

Things to do in Inari

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 20 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos ©
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©

1
night
Salla

Salla
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): contemplate the long history of Paikanselan Taistelualue and then see the interesting displays at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Salla online route planner .

You can drive from Inari to Salla in 5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Salla are 20°F, while nighttime lows are 7°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Salla

Nightlife Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 23:

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Explore hidden gems such as Christmas House Santa and Santa's House of Snowmobiles. Do some cultural sightseeing at Arktikum and Korundi House of Culture. There's lots more to do: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery, make a trip to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas, and get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi day trip site .

You can drive from Salla to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. In December, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are 22°F, while nighttime lows are 11°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Theme Parks Tours
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery

Similar Plans

11 days in Lapland & Helsinki BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE December, outdoors, beaches, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, outdoors, beaches, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 12 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM NORWAY December, kids, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, kids, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, teens, outdoors, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, teens, outdoors, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 11 days in Finland BY A USER FROM INDIA May, teens, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Lapland & Helsinki BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM INDIA October, relaxing, romantic, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, relaxing, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM MEXICO December, kids, outdoors, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, kids, outdoors, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Helsinki, Finnish Archipelago & Lapland BY A USER FROM INDIA May, popular sights PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Helsinki, Turku & Lapland BY A USER FROM FINLAND June, popular sights PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Helsinki, Finnish Archipelago & Lapland BY A USER FROM INDIA May, teens, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 12 days in Lapland & Helsinki BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 12 days in Lapland & Helsinki BY A USER FROM BRUNEI December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans