12 days in Lapland Itinerary

12 days in Lapland Itinerary

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12 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
Kittila
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Luosto
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: London

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 22nd (Sat): glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Snow Village, make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, then don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Kid's Land.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Kittila day trip planning website .

London, UK to Kittila is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Kittila is 2 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from London in December: high temperatures in Kittila hover around -5°C and lows are around -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Kittila

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Levi
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 23:
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Saariselka: Inari (Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church & Siida). On the 25th (Tue), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Spend the 26th (Wed) exploring nature at Lemmenjoki National Park.

To find ratings and other tourist information, use the Saariselka route planning site .

You can drive from Kittila to Saariselka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to -7°C, and evening lows to -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Inari, Lemmenjoki National Park
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 26:
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

3
nights
Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Luosto: Sodankyla (Church of Sodankyla & Museum - Gallery Alariesto) and Ski Resort Suomutunturi (in Suomu). Spend the 28th (Fri) exploring nature at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Luosto trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Luosto takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Luosto sees daily highs of -8°C and lows of -17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Sodankyla, Ski Resort Suomutunturi, Pyha-Luosto National Park
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 29:
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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
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for theme parks, museums, fun & games, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, get in on the family fun at SantaPark, engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, and enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip planner .

You can drive from Luosto to Rovaniemi in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 29 — Jan 1:
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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