14 days in Lapland Itinerary

14 days in Lapland Itinerary

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14 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: San Diego
Fly:  24​h
1
Saariselka
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Muonio
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Kittila
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Kemi
— 1 night
6
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  19​h 45​min
End: San Diego

1
night
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then trek along Urho Kekkonen National Park, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

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San Diego, USA to Saariselka is an approximately 24-hour flight. You'll lose 10 hours traveling from San Diego to Saariselka due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Diego in February, things will get colder in Saariselka: highs are around 22°F and lows about 9°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

2
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. On the 26th (Tue), ski along the peaceful trails at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape at Keimiotunturi Fell and then hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Muonio trip tool .

Drive from Saariselka to Muonio in 3.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 22°F, and evening lows to 10°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Kittila.

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
Keimiotunturi Fell ©
Keimiotunturi Fell

3
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 out of Kittila with an excursion to Safaris in Akaslompolo--about 46 minutes away. On the 28th (Thu), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Levi Ski Resort. There's much more to do: explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, stop by Elan Ski Shop & Rental, make a trip to Snow Village, and get your game on at Kid's Land.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Kittila trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Muonio to Kittila by car takes about an hour. In February in Kittila, expect temperatures between 24°F during the day and 13°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Kittila

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Levi, Safaris
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi
Snow Village ©
Snow Village

1
night
Salla

Salla
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): contemplate the long history of Paikanselan Taistelualue and then learn about all things military at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Salla trip planner .

You can drive from Kittila to Salla in 3.5 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Salla can reach 29°F, while at night they dip to 12°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time for travel to Kemi.

Things to do in Salla

Museums Nightlife Historic Sites
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1
night
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): explore the world behind art at Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kemi Church, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tornio Church.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Kemi travel route builder website .

You can drive from Salla to Kemi in 3.5 hours. In March in Kemi, expect temperatures between 32°F during the day and 16°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kemi

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tornio Church
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Sampo Icebreaker ©
Sampo Icebreaker
Kemi Church ©
Kemi Church

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 5th (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, look for gifts at LAURI, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village. Here are some ideas for day two: find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi online trip itinerary maker .

Take a train from Kemi to Rovaniemi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In March in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between 30°F during the day and 17°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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