14 days in Lapland Itinerary

14 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Kittila
— 2 nights
2
Saariselka
— 3 nights
3
Luosto
— 3 nights
4
Rovaniemi
— 3 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. Appreciate the collections at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery and Samiland. Kids will enjoy Levi Ski Resort and Icekarting Levi. Step out of Kittila with an excursion to Levi Huskypark in Kongas--about 30 minutes away. The adventure continues: fly down the slopes at Kids' Land and don't miss a visit to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Kittila travel planning website.

Lagos, Nigeria to Kittila is an approximately 20-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lagos to Kittila. Traveling from Lagos in December, things will get colder in Kittila: highs are around -5°C and lows about -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Kittila

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks

Side Trips

Levi, Levi Huskypark
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 25:
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Saariselka Bowling and Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Get some historical perspective at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel. Step out of Saariselka to go to Inari and see Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, which is approximately 1 hour away. It doesn't end there: stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop and find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Saariselka road trip planning app.

You can drive from Kittila to Saariselka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. December in Saariselka sees daily highs of -7°C and lows of -17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks

Side Trip

Inari
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 28:
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park

3
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.
Explore Luosto's surroundings by going to Sodankyla (Church of Sodankyla & Museum - Gallery Alariesto) and Ski Resort Suomutunturi (in Suomu). Spend the 30th (Sun) exploring nature at Pyha-Luosto National Park. There's more to do: discover the riches below the earth's surface at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Luosto trip planner.

You can drive from Saariselka to Luosto in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Luosto can reach -8°C, while at night they dip to -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Sodankyla, Ski Resort Suomutunturi, Pyha-Luosto National Park
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 31:
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Arktikum and Christmas House Santa will appeal to museum buffs. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus and Santa Claus Office. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, stop by Your Piece Of Finland, get curious at Pilke Science Centre, and don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi itinerary tool.

You can drive from Luosto to Rovaniemi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Theme Parks · Outdoors
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Pilke Science Centre ©
Pilke Science Centre

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