13 days in Lapland Itinerary

13 days in Lapland Itinerary

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13 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Jyvaskyla
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Kittila
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Muonio
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Pyhatunturi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Jyvaskyla

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. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): get interesting insight from Tours. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental and then get outside with Seven Fells Up.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Kittila travel itinerary planner.

Jyvaskyla to Kittila is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Jyvaskyla in May, expect nights in Kittila to be about the same, around 1°C, while days are slightly colder, around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Muonio.

Things to do in Kittila

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trips

Levi, Seven Fells Up
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Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

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. Step off the beaten path and head to Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park and Yllas Ski Resort. Escape the urban bustle at Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages and Keimiotunturi Fell. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Pakasaivo and examine the collection at Muonion Kotiseutumuseo.

For maps, photos, and tourist information, read Muonio online travel planner .

You can drive from Kittila to Muonio in 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Muonio can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Muonio

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

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 ©

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Urho Kekkonen National Park and Lake Inari. Take a break from the city and head to Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Step out of Saariselka to go to Inari and see Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, which is approximately 1h 10 min away.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Saariselka day trip planner.

Drive from Muonio to Saariselka in 4 hours. In May, daytime highs in Saariselka are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Inari
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari

2
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): take an exotic tour of a safari tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Kopara Reindeer Park, and then admire all the interesting features of Amethyst Mine Lapland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Pyhatunturi trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Pyhatunturi takes 2.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Luosto
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Safaris
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 17th (Fri), hit the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour. Keep things going the next day: admire the sheer force of Auttikongas, look for gifts at LAURI, and then enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip planner .

You can drive from Pyhatunturi to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Safaris
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas

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