10 days in Lapland Itinerary

10 days in Lapland Itinerary

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

3
nights
Rovaniemi

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 SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, get a taste of the local shopping with Marttiini Store Old Factory, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and take in the dramatic scenery at Auttikongas.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi online holiday planner.

Valletta, Malta to Rovaniemi is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Valletta to Rovaniemi is 1 hour. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Valletta in December; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach °C and lows reach °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Kittila.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Outdoors
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Safaris
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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): don't miss a visit to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, thenhit the slopes at Kids' Land, thentake 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 °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Kittila

Outdoors Winter Sports Fun & Games

Side Trip

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

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nights
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 °C, while at night they dip to °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

Side Trips

Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, Gold Prospector Museum
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Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel ©
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
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), 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 °C and lows of °C at night. On the 1st (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Luosto

Nature Parks 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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