10 days in Lapland Itinerary

10 days in Lapland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lapland travel planner

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Fly
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Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive
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Yllasjarvi
— 1 night
Drive
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Muonio
— 3 nights
Drive
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Saariselka
— 2 nights
Drive to Ivalo Airport, Fly to Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, make a trip to Marttiini Store Old Factory, and then look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, see Santa Claus Office, and then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi itinerary planner.

Fort Lauderdale, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Fort Lauderdale to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Fort Lauderdale in February: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around 22°F and lows are around 14°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Yllasjarvi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Shopping
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Yllasjarvi

Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): take a memorable tour with Tours, then gear up at Jemes Sport, and then don't miss a visit to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Yllasjarvi trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Yllasjarvi takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°F in February, and nighttime lows around 13°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Muonio.

Things to do in Yllasjarvi

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Shopping

Side Trips

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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. Head to Elan Ski Shop & Rental and LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Galleryfor plenty of shopping. Step out of the city life by going to Levi Ski Resort and Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. Change things up with these side-trips from Muonio: Levi (Icekarting Levi & Kids' Land). There's more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Muonio trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Yllasjarvi to Muonio takes an hour. In February, daily temperatures in Muonio can reach 22°F, while at night they dip to 10°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Muonio

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Adventure

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 5 — 8:

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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 9th (Sun), fly down the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and then look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas and then tour or see a show at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Saariselka travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Muonio to Saariselka takes 4 hours. In February in Saariselka, expect temperatures between 22°F during the day and 9°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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Lapland travel guide

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Landmarks · Safaris · Nightlife
The wild expanses of Lapland promise spectacular scenery, adventure, and rich cultural experiences. As the country's northernmost region, it sits well above the Arctic Circle. Despite also being the largest region, in Lapland just 3.4 percent of the Finnish population calls this great stretch of land home, leaving plenty of room for pristine lakes, dense forest, and seven unspoiled national parks. An abundance of well-marked trails await hikers of all levels, while more remote and rugged adventures beckon experienced explorers. Music is of particular importance in these parts, so try to catch a concert or dance performance during your stay.