15 days in Lapland Itinerary

15 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  8 h 45 min
1
Kittila
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Muonio
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
4
Salla
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Pyhatunturi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
End: Amsterdam

1
night
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 2nd (Thu), explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, thenhit the slopes at Kids' Land, and then bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Kittila online trip itinerary builder.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Kittila is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. In January, Kittila is colder than Amsterdam - with highs of -11°C and lows of -22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Muonio.

Things to do in Kittila

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Levi
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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 4th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins, look for all kinds of wild species at Konijanka Petting Zoo, and then hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Muonio online travel planner.

You can drive from Kittila to Muonio in an hour. January in Muonio sees daily highs of -13°C and lows of -22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Muonio

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trips

Yllas Ski Resort, Konijanka Petting Zoo
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
Visiting Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort and Urho Kekkonen National Park will get you outdoors. Get a sense of the local culture at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. Step out of Saariselka to go to Inari and see Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. It doesn't end there: examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum and stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

To find more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Saariselka trip planner.

You can drive from Muonio to Saariselka in 4 hours. January in Saariselka sees daily highs of -11°C and lows of -20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. On the 9th (Thu), stroll through Salla Ski Resort, thenget engrossed in the history at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, and then steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Fri): glide through natural beauty at Ski Resort Suomutunturi.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Salla trip planner.

You can drive from Saariselka to Salla in 4 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to -11°C, and evening lows to -19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can drive to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Salla

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Ski Resort Suomutunturi
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction ©
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction
Paikanselan Taistelualue ©
Paikanselan Taistelualue

2
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Church of Sodankyla, and then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

For maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Pyhatunturi trip planner.

Getting from Salla to Pyhatunturi by car takes about 2 hours. January in Pyhatunturi sees daily highs of -13°C and lows of -22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Luosto, Church of Sodankyla
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get in touch with nature at Safaris and Syvasenvaara Fell. Get some cultural insight at Arktikum and Pilke Science Centre. The adventure continues: find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, stop by Your Piece Of Finland, don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, and have fun at Santa Claus Office.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi attractions planner.

You can drive from Pyhatunturi to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. Traveling from Pyhatunturi in January, Rovaniemi is somewhat warmer at night with lows of -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Theme Parks Outdoors
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

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