13 days in Lapland Itinerary

13 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Kittila
— 2 nights
2
Muonio
— 3 nights
3
Saariselka
— 3 nights
4
Pyhatunturi
— 2 nights
5
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights

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. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Elan Ski Shop & Rental and then head outdoors with Seven Fells Up.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Kittila trip planner.

Jyvaskyla to Kittila is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Jyvaskyla, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Kittila, ranging from highs of 11°C to lows of 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Muonio.

Things to do in Kittila

Outdoors · Tours · Winter Sports

Side Trips

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

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. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Pakasaivo and Keimiotunturi Fell. Visiting Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages and Yllas Ski Resort will get you outdoors. Spend the 9th (Thu) exploring nature at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Muonion Kotiseutumuseo.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Muonio route planning tool.

You can drive from Kittila to Muonio in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in May, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Muonio

Parks · Nature · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages ©
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages
Pakasaivo ©
Pakasaivo

3
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.
Visiting Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort and Nature & Wildlife Tours will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Hippupuoti Gift Shop. Change things up with a short trip to Lake Inari in Inari (about 58 minutes away). There's more to do: hit the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Saariselka trip planner.

Traveling by car from Muonio to Saariselka takes 4 hours. In May, daytime highs in Saariselka are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can 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
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park

2
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park and then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Amethyst Mine Lapland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Pyhatunturi holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Pyhatunturi takes 2.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Pyhatunturi can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough 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
Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

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nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 17th (Fri), stroll through Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the sheer force of Auttikongas, look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and then see Santa Claus Office.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip planner.

Drive from Pyhatunturi to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in May, and nighttime lows around 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
Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy

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