14 days in Rovaniemi & Kilpisjarvi Itinerary

14 days in Rovaniemi & Kilpisjarvi Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
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Rovaniemi

— 9 nights

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get in touch with nature at Pyha-Luosto National Park and Syvasenvaara Fell. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Korouoma Canyon and Tornio Golf. Explore Rovaniemi's surroundings by going to Luosto Adventures (in Luosto), Sodankyla (Church of Sodankyla & Luosto) and Tornio (Tornion vesitorni, Tornio Church, &more). There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Auttikongas, explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery, see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, and explore the striking landscape at Hiidenkirnut.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi online itinerary planner.

Helsinki to Rovaniemi is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. July in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Kilpisjarvi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Kilpisjarvi

— 3 nights
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): don't miss a visit to The Three Nations' Border Point. On the 21st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Halti.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Kilpisjarvi vacation planner.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Kilpisjarvi in 5.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Rovaniemi to Kilpisjarvi is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Rovaniemi, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Kilpisjarvi, ranging from highs of 18°C to lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kilpisjarvi

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 19 — 22:
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