12 days in Lapland Itinerary

12 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Start: Helsinki
Fly:  4 h 15 min
1
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Muonio
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Kittila
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h
End: Helsinki

2
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.
Get in touch with nature at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Change things up with a short trip to Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church in Inari (about 1h 5 min away). The adventure continues: hit the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park and look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

To see photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Saariselka trip site.

Helsinki to Saariselka is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or drive. In March, Saariselka is little chillier than Helsinki - with highs of -1°C and lows of -12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

3
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. Get in touch with nature at Yllas Ski Resort and Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages. Spend the 15th (Fri) exploring nature at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins, take in the dramatic natural features at Keimiotunturi Fell, and examine the collection at Muonion Kotiseutumuseo.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Muonio trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Muonio takes 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around -1°C in March, and nighttime lows around -12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) 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
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages ©
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages

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 18th (Mon), explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. On the next day, bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Kittila trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Muonio to Kittila in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 0°C in March, and nighttime lows around -10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kittila

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Levi, Safaris
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Safaris
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

4
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Take a break from the city and head to Safaris and Napapiirin Porofarmi. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, and explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip tool.

Drive from Kittila to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are -1°C, while nighttime lows are -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Safaris
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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