10 days in Lapland Itinerary

10 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Saariselka
— 2 nights
2
Muonio
— 2 nights
3
Kittila
— 1 night
4
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights

2
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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.
Let the collections at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and Gold Prospector Museum capture your imagination. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort and Hippupuoti Gift Shop. Get out of town with these interesting Saariselka side-trips: Inari (Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church & The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos).

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Saariselka trip maker site.

Riga, Latvia to Saariselka is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Riga in December: highs in Saariselka hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

2
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Muonio

Muonio ©
Muonio is a municipality of Finland.The town is located in far northern Finland above the Arctic Circle on the country's western border, within the area of the former Lappi province. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins and then fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Muonio trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Saariselka to Muonio in 4 hours. December in Muonio sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Kittila.

Things to do in Muonio

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

1
night
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. Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Kittila online trip maker.

Getting from Muonio to Kittila by car takes about an hour. In December, daytime highs in Kittila are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kittila

Outdoors Winter Sports Adventure

Side Trip

Levi Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Attractions like Arktikum and Santa Claus Village make great kid-friendly stops. There's lots more to do: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and see the top attractions with Feelapland.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi day trip site.

Drive from Kittila to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Theme Parks Tours
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Pilke Science Centre ©
Pilke Science Centre

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