15 days in Lapland Itinerary

15 days in Lapland Itinerary

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15 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  31​h
1
Kemi
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Kittila
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Muonio
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Inari
— 3 nights
5
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Brisbane

1
night
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley and then admire the landmark architecture of Kemi Church. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Tornio Church and then get in on the family fun at Duudsonit Activity Park - TornioHaparanda.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Kemi road trip planning app .

Brisbane, Australia to Kemi is an approximately 31-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a -8 hour difference. In December, Kemi is much colder than Brisbane - with highs of -3°C and lows of -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Kittila.

Things to do in Kemi

Fun & Games Theme Parks Museums

Side Trip

Tornio
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Sampo Icebreaker ©
Sampo Icebreaker
Kemi Church ©
Kemi Church

2
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 30th (Mon), ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: view the masterpieces at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, then deepen your understanding at Kid's Land, then explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, and finally make a trip to Snow Village.

For photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Kittila online journey planner .

Traveling by car from Kemi to Kittila takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Kemi in December, Kittila is little chillier at night with lows of -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Muonio.

Things to do in Kittila

Parks Winter Sports Adventure

Side Trip

Levi
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi
Snow Village ©
Snow Village

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 1st (Wed): ski along the peaceful trails at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins, meet the residents at Konijanka Petting Zoo, and then fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Muonio attractions planner .

You can drive from Kittila to Muonio in 1.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Muonio can reach -7°C, while at night they dip to -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Muonio

Parks Outdoors 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
Inari

Inari ©
Venture out of the city with trips to Saariselka (Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort & Angry Birds Activity Park) and Gold Prospector Museum (in Tankavaara).

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Traveling by car from Muonio to Inari takes 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around -11°C in January, and nighttime lows around -20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Inari

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Saariselka, Gold Prospector Museum
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Siida ©
Siida
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

4
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Santa Claus Village and SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus. Next up on the itinerary: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, stop by Your Piece Of Finland, don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, and engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi online trip builder .

Traveling by car from Inari to Rovaniemi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In January in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between -10°C during the day and -17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Tours
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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