14 days in Lapland Itinerary

14 days in Lapland Itinerary

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14 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Riga
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Luosto
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Muonio
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Kittila
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Riga

2
nights
Luosto

Luosto ©
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park, admire all the interesting features of Amethyst Mine Lapland, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Sodankyla.

To see where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Luosto day trip planner .

Riga, Latvia to Luosto is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive. When traveling from Riga in January, plan for little chillier days in Luosto, with highs around -13°C, while nights are cooler with lows around -22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Saariselka.

Things to do in Luosto

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Church of Sodankyla, Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Get in touch with nature at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Change things up with a short trip to Siida in Inari (about 1h 05 min away).

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Saariselka online holiday planner .

Getting from Luosto to Saariselka by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In January in Saariselka, expect temperatures between -11°C during the day and -20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Saariselka

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Winter Sports

Side Trip

Inari
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Siida ©
Siida
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. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): examine the collection at Muonion Kotiseutumuseo and then ski along the peaceful trails at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. On your second day here, surround yourself with nature on Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages, then take in the dramatic natural features at Keimiotunturi Fell, and then contemplate the long history of Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins.

To see other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Muonio attractions tool .

You can drive from Saariselka to Muonio in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in February, and nighttime lows around -14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Kittila.

Things to do in Muonio

#Outdoors, #Winter Sports, #Nature
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages ©
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. Visiting Levi Ski Resort and Seven Fells Up will get you outdoors. Go for a jaunt from Kittila to Akaslompolo to see Safaris about 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, experience rural life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and don't miss a visit to Snow Village.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Kittila online route builder .

You can drive from Muonio to Kittila in 1.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Kittila are -5°C, while nighttime lows are -12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kittila

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Parks

Side Trips

Levi, Akaslompolo, Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi
Snow Village ©
Snow Village

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Arktikum and Pilke Science Centre. And it doesn't end there: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, have fun at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, admire all the interesting features of Lappi Areena, and look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi day trip planner.

Getting from Kittila to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. February in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of -6°C and lows of -11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Museums, #Tours
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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