15 days in Lapland Itinerary

15 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Rome
Fly:  8 h 30 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Pyhatunturi
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
3
Inari
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h
4
Muonio
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Kittila
— 3 nights
Fly:  10 h 15 min
End: Rome

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for wildlife, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, stop by Your Piece Of Finland, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi travel planning tool.

Rome, Italy to Rovaniemi is an approximately 8.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Rome in May: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around 12°C and lows are around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can go by car to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

2
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park. On the next day, go deep underground at Amethyst Mine Lapland and then identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Pyhatunturi holiday maker app.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Pyhatunturi takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in May, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Luosto
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park

4
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Inari: Saariselka (Urho Kekkonen National Park, Hippupuoti Gift Shop, &more). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, experience rural life at Inari Reindeer Farm, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Inari online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Pyhatunturi to Inari in 3.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Saariselka
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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. Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic natural features at Keimiotunturi Fell and then hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Muonio online trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Inari to Muonio in 3.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Muonio can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to drive to Kittila.

Things to do in Muonio

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

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. On the 19th (Sun), grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort. On your second day here, head outdoors with Seven Fells Up, then look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and then join the crowd at Icekarting Levi.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Kittila online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Muonio to Kittila takes an hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kittila

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Levi, Seven Fells Up
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up

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