14 days in Rovaniemi & Kilpisjarvi Itinerary

14 days in Rovaniemi & Kilpisjarvi Itinerary

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Rovaniemi ©
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 Luosto Adventures. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Korouoma Canyon and Tornio Golf. Explore Rovaniemi's surroundings by going to Tornio (Tornion vesitorni, Tornio Church, &more), Sodankyla (Church of Sodankyla & Luosto) and Maupertuis Memorial (in Pello). There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Auttikongas, see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, and stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery.

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

Side Trips

Tornio, Sodankyla, Korouoma Canyon, Joutsijarven Bunkkerit, Kotielainpuisto Arkadia
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Korouoma Canyon ©
Korouoma Canyon
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Arctic Emotions Oy
Auttikongas ©


Kilpisjarvi ©
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

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

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Halti ©