10 days in Lapland Itinerary

10 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
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Kittila
— 2 nights
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Saariselka
— 2 nights
4
Luosto
— 2 nights

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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Santa Claus Village and Safaris. There's lots more to do: find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, stop by Marttiini Store Old Factory, make a trip to Lordi's Square, and see Santa Claus Office.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip builder site.

Valletta, Malta to Rovaniemi is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Valletta in December, with highs in Rovaniemi at -6°C and lows at -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can drive to Kittila.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors
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Must see
Safaris
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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 27th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, then hit the slopes at Kids' Land, then take in the exciting artwork at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally join the crowd at Icekarting Levi.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Kittila day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Kittila takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Kittila are -5°C, while nighttime lows are -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Kittila

Fun & Games · Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports

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Auto Race Track
Icekarting Levi
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Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
On the 28th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel and then find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Saariselka day trip planner.

You can drive from Kittila to Saariselka in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Saariselka can reach -7°C, while at night they dip to -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Saariselka

Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

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Specialty Museum
Gold Prospector Museum
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Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
On the 30th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Sodankyla, view the masterpieces at Museum - Gallery Alariesto, and then go deep underground at Amethyst Mine Lapland. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Luosto route site.

You can drive from Saariselka to Luosto in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Luosto sees daily highs of -8°C and lows of -17°C at night. On the 1st (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Luosto

Nature · Parks · Museums · Shopping

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