14 days in Rovaniemi & Kilpisjarvi Itinerary

14 days in Rovaniemi & Kilpisjarvi Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 9 nights
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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 Korouoma Canyon and Auttikongas. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Syvasenvaara Fell and Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi. Explore Rovaniemi's surroundings by going to Sodankyla (Church of Sodankyla & Luosto), Pyha-Luosto National Park (in Pyhatunturi) and Luosto Adventures (in Luosto). The adventure continues: play a few rounds at Tornio Golf, take in the dramatic natural features at Hiidenkirnut, stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, and look for all kinds of wild species at Napapiirin Porofarmi.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi travel tool.

Helsinki to Rovaniemi is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Kilpisjarvi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

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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

Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 19 — 22:
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