15 days in Lapland Itinerary

15 days in Lapland Itinerary

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15 days in Lapland Itinerary

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. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then get your game on at Kid's Land, and finally admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi.

For reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Kittila journey planning tool .

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Kittila is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to Kittila. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Amsterdam in January, with highs in Kittila at -11°C and lows at -22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Kittila

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Levi
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting 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): glide through natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins, tour the pleasant surroundings at Konijanka Petting Zoo, and then fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

To find photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Muonio driving holiday planning site .

Traveling by car from Kittila to Muonio takes an hour. In January in Muonio, expect temperatures between -13°C during the day and -22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Muonio

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Get outdoors at Urho Kekkonen National Park and Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Get some cultural insight at Siida and Gold Prospector Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Inari (Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church & Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church).

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Saariselka route maker app .

Traveling by car from Muonio to Saariselka takes 3.5 hours. In January in Saariselka, expect temperatures between -11°C during the day and -20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Saariselka

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Siida ©
Siida

2
nights
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. On the 9th (Thu), hit the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, then brush up on your military savvy at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, and then steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue. Keep things going the next day: ski along the peaceful trails at Ski Resort Suomutunturi.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Salla using our trip planner.

You can drive from Saariselka to Salla in 3.5 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) to allow enough time to travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Salla

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Ski Resort Suomutunturi
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

2
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
On the 11th (Sat), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Sodankyla, and then explore and take pictures at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Pyhatunturi road trip planning website .

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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel 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 a sense of the local culture at Arktikum and Rovaniemi Church. Get outdoors at Safaris and Syvasenvaara Fell. Next up on the itinerary: find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, stop by Your Piece Of Finland, get curious at Pilke Science Centre, and see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi travel route planning website .

Traveling by car from Pyhatunturi to Rovaniemi takes 2 hours. Traveling from Pyhatunturi in January, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Rovaniemi, with lows around -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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