13 days in Kittila, Saariselka & Rovaniemi Itinerary

13 days in Kittila, Saariselka & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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13 days in Kittila, Saariselka & Rovaniemi Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly:  14​h
1
Kittila
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Saariselka
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Kittila
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: Brussels


5
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. Step off the beaten path and head to Kid's Land and Snow Village. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kittila: Jyppyra lookout (in Enontekio), Muonio (Muonion Kotiseutumuseo & Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park) and Akaslompolo Sportshop (in Akaslompolo). On the 6th (Sun), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Levi Ski Resort. The adventure continues: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, and look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Kittila trip planner .

Brussels, Belgium to Kittila is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Brussels to Kittila due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Brussels in January; daily highs in Kittila reach -11°C and lows reach -22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Saariselka.

Things to do in Kittila

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Levi, Muonio, Jyppyra lookout, Akaslompolo Sportshop
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Safaris
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

1
day
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
On the 11th (Fri), gear up at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Saariselka day trip app .

Traveling by car from Kittila to Saariselka takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to -11°C, and evening lows to -20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village. On the 13th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and then snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip planner .

Drive from Saariselka to Rovaniemi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach -10°C, while at night they dip to -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can drive to Kittila.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

3
nights
Kittila

You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Safaris and G2 Ice Karting Levi. Step out of Kittila to go to Akaslompolo and see Akaslompolo Sportshop, which is approximately 44 minutes away. Enjoy Kittila some more: examine the collection at The Sarestoniemi Museum, experience rural life at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, and take an in-depth tour of Samiland.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Kittila trip itinerary planning app .

Drive from Rovaniemi to Kittila in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Kittila, with lows of -22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kittila

Outdoors Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Levi, Akaslompolo Sportshop, Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm
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G2 Ice Karting Levi ©
G2 Ice Karting Levi
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

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