15 days in Lapland Itinerary

15 days in Lapland Itinerary

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15 days in Lapland Itinerary

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 theme parks, wildlife, museums, fun & games, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, and hit the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi travel planning website .

Rome, Italy to Rovaniemi is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Rome to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Rome in May: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around 12°C and lows are around 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Parks Theme Parks
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

2
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park. Keep things going the next day: admire all the interesting features of Amethyst Mine Lapland, then look for all kinds of wild species at Kopara Reindeer Park, and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Pyhatunturi online trip builder .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Pyhatunturi takes 2 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time 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. Venture out of the city with trips to Saariselka (Urho Kekkonen National Park, Hippupuoti Gift Shop, & more).

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Inari trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from Pyhatunturi to Inari in 3.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Inari can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Saariselka
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

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): ski along the peaceful trails at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Keimiotunturi Fell and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yllas Ski Resort.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Muonio online journey planner .

Traveling by car from Inari to Muonio takes 3.5 hours. In May in Muonio, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Kittila.

Things to do in Muonio

Parks Outdoors 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. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Mon): head outdoors with Seven Fells Up, look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and then admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi.

For more things to do and other tourist information, you can read our Kittila online trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Muonio to Kittila in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in May, and nighttime lows around 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 Trails

Side Trips

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

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