14 days in Lapland Itinerary

14 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Riga
Fly + Drive:  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 ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park, go deep underground at Amethyst Mine Lapland, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Sodankyla.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Luosto journey maker.

Riga, Latvia to Luosto is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. While traveling from Riga, expect slightly colder days and cooler nights in Luosto, ranging from highs of -13°C to lows of -22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive 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
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla

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.
Get some cultural insight at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel. Escape the urban bustle at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. And it doesn't end there: fly down the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park, look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop, and get a taste of local nightlife at Saariselka Bowling.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Saariselka trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Luosto to Saariselka takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. January in Saariselka sees daily highs of -11°C and lows of -20°C at night. Cap off 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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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
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 2nd (Sat), see the interesting displays at Muonion Kotiseutumuseo and then explore the striking landscape of Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: glide through natural beauty at Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Keimiotunturi Fell, and then contemplate the long history of Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Muonio day trip planner.

Getting from Saariselka to Muonio by car takes about 4 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Kittila.

Things to do in Muonio

Nature Parks Winter Sports
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages ©
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages
Muonion Kotiseutumuseo ©
Muonion Kotiseutumuseo

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. Get outdoors at Levi Ski Resort and Safaris. Step out of Kittila to go to Akaslompolo and see Seven Fells Up, which is approximately 46 minutes away. There's lots more to do: join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, and look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Kittila road trip planning website.

You can drive from Muonio to Kittila in an hour. In February, plan for daily highs up to -5°C, and evening lows to -12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kittila

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Levi, Akaslompolo
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Safaris
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up

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. There's much more to do: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, see where the action happens at Lappi Areena, and see Santa Claus Office.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Rovaniemi vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Kittila to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Outdoors
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

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