13 days in Kittila, Saariselka & Rovaniemi Itinerary

13 days in Kittila, Saariselka & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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Route & dates

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. Explore hidden gems such as Giewont Husky Adventures and Jyppyra lookout. Change things up with these side-trips from Kittila: Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio) and Akaslompolo Sportshop (in Akaslompolo). Spend the 6th (Sun) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, fly down the slopes at Kids' Land, and take in the exciting artwork at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery.

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Brussels, Belgium to Kittila is an approximately 7.5- hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Brussels to Kittila is 1 hour. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Brussels in January: high temperatures in Kittila hover around -11°C and lows are around -22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can go by car to Saariselka.

Things to do in Kittila

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Levi, Sarestoniemi Museum, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Akaslompolo Sportshop, Jyppyra lookout
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

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Traveling by car from Kittila to Saariselka takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or 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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village. On the next day, fly down the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy and then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Rovaniemi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -10°C in January, and nighttime lows around -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to 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

Kittila ©
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Sarestoniemi Museum and Samiland. Step out of Kittila with an excursion to Akaslompolo Sportshop in Akaslompolo--about 44 minutes away. Enjoy Kittila some more: relax in the rural setting at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, stop by Inghams Mini Husky Experience, and have some family-friendly fun at G2 ICEKARTING.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Kittila tour itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Kittila in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Kittila when traveling from Rovaniemi in January, with lows around -22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kittila

Museums Fun & Games Shopping

Side Trips

Levi, Sarestoniemi Museum, Akaslompolo Sportshop, Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm
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Sarestoniemi Museum ©
Sarestoniemi Museum
Samiland ©
Samiland
G2 ICEKARTING ©
G2 ICEKARTING

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