11 days in Lapland Itinerary

11 days in Lapland Itinerary

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11 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Kittila
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Muonio
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Zurich

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. Keep things going the next day: glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Kittila travel website .

Zurich, Switzerland to Kittila is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Zurich to Kittila, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Zurich, expect little chillier days and much colder nights in Kittila, ranging from highs of -5°C to lows of -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Kittila

Parks Adventure Tours

Side Trip

Levi
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi
Snow Village ©
Snow Village

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. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): glide through 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 ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Muonio holiday planning website .

You can drive from Kittila to Muonio in an hour. December in Muonio sees daily highs of -7°C and lows of -17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Muonio

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Get outdoors at Urho Kekkonen National Park and Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Step out of Saariselka with an excursion to Siida in Inari--about 1h 05 min away. Spend the 31st (Tue) exploring nature at Lemmenjoki National Park.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Saariselka trip planner .

You can drive from Muonio to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Saariselka are -7°C, while nighttime lows are -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Siida, Lemmenjoki National Park
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Visiting Safaris and Syvasenvaara Fell will get you outdoors. There's lots more to do: get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, and stop by Your Piece Of Finland.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip planner .

You can drive from Saariselka to Rovaniemi in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are -10°C, while nighttime lows are -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Wildlife
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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