11 days in Lapland Itinerary

11 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Luosto
— 1 night
2
Inari
— 3 nights
3
Kittila
— 2 nights
4
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights

1
night
Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Sodankyla and then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Amethyst Mine Lapland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Luosto trip itinerary planning website.

Dallas, USA to Luosto is an approximately 23.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Dallas to Luosto, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Dallas in December; daily highs in Luosto reach 19°F and lows reach 6°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Luosto

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Church of 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

3
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Get in touch with nature at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort and Lemmenjoki National Park. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and explore the venue of The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Inari trip builder app.

Getting from Luosto to Inari by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 21°F, and evening lows to 6°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can drive to Kittila.

Things to do in Inari

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort, Lemmenjoki National Park
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park

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. On the 29th (Sat), explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. On the 30th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, then make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally enjoy some diversion at Kids' Land.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Kittila trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Inari to Kittila in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In December in Kittila, expect temperatures between 23°F during the day and 9°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kittila

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Levi
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Mon): make a trip to Lordi's Square, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village. On the 1st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi day trip site.

Getting from Kittila to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between 22°F during the day and 11°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

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

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