10 days in Lapland Itinerary

10 days in Lapland Itinerary

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10 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Valletta, Island of Malta
Fly:  11​h 45​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Kittila
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Luosto
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Valletta, Island of Malta

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Bring the kids along to Santa Claus Village and SantaPark. There's much more to do: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, admire the sheer force of Auttikongas, don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, and admire all the interesting features of Lappi Areena.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi day trip planning website .

Valletta, Malta to Rovaniemi is an approximately 12-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Valletta to Rovaniemi is 1 hour. In December, Rovaniemi is cooler than Valletta - with highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to drive to Kittila.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Parks Wildlife
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Safaris
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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 27th (Thu): make a trip to Snow Village, make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, get your game on at Kid's Land, then don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Kittila trip planner.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Kittila in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Kittila, expect temperatures between -5°C during the day and -15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can go by car to Saariselka.

Things to do in Kittila

Parks Winter Sports Fun & Games

Side Trip

Levi
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Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum and then have fun at Action Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sat): 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, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Saariselka journey planner.

You can drive from Kittila to Saariselka in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December in Saariselka, expect temperatures between -7°C during the day and -17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Saariselka

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gold Prospector Museum, Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
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Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

2
nights
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), pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Sodankyla, then take in the exciting artwork at Museum - Gallery Alariesto, and then admire all the interesting features of Amethyst Mine Lapland. On your second day here, explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

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You can drive from Saariselka to Luosto in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Luosto are -8°C, while nighttime lows are -17°C. On the 1st (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Sodankyla, Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla

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