11 days in Lapland Itinerary

11 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

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. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, browse the exhibits of LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, then fly down the slopes at Kids' Land, and finally make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Tue): grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Kittila trip itinerary maker site.

Cape Town, South Africa to Kittila is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. Traveling from Cape Town in December, expect Kittila to be cooler, temps between -5°C and -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to drive to Muonio.

Things to do in Kittila

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Levi
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Giewont Husky Adventures ©
Giewont Husky Adventures
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

2
nights
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. On the 25th (Wed), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Muonion Kotiseutumuseo, contemplate the long history of Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins, and then fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Muonio travel route planning app.

Getting from Kittila to Muonio by car takes about an hour. Expect a daytime high around -7°C in December, and nighttime lows around -17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Saariselka.

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
Muonion Kotiseutumuseo ©
Muonion Kotiseutumuseo

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park and then examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Saariselka trip planner.

Traveling by car from Muonio to Saariselka takes 4 hours. In December, daytime highs in Saariselka are -7°C, while nighttime lows are -17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Gold Prospector Museum
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

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nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Bring the kids along to SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus and Feelapland. Explore hidden gems such as LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier and Rovaniemi City Library. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, have fun at Santa Claus Office, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and get curious at Pilke Science Centre.

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Getting from Saariselka to Rovaniemi by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are -6°C, while nighttime lows are -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to 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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