16 days in Lapland Itinerary

16 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sydney
Fly:  29 h
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
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Pyhatunturi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
Fly:  26 h
End: Sydney

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. Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): gear up at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, thenbet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, thentake in the exciting artwork at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally fly down the slopes at Kids' Land.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Kittila trip planning website.

Sydney, Australia to Kittila is an approximately 29-hour flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Sydney to Kittila due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in December, things will get cooler in Kittila: highs are around -5°C and lows about -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to drive to Muonio.

Things to do in Kittila

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Levi
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

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. On the 19th (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Muonion Kotiseutumuseo, thensteep yourself in history at Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins, and then hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

For other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Muonio travel route builder site.

You can drive from Kittila to Muonio in an hour. In December, daytime highs in Muonio are -7°C, while nighttime lows are -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Muonio

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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.
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of Saariselka to go to Inari and see Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, which is approximately 1h 5 min away. categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop, and get in on the family fun at Angry Birds Activity Park.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Saariselka holiday builder app.

Traveling by car from Muonio to Saariselka takes 4 hours. In December, daytime highs in Saariselka are -7°C, while nighttime lows are -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. On the 24th (Tue), get engrossed in the history at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, thenfly down the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, and then contemplate the long history of Paikanselan Taistelualue.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Salla travel planner.

Drive from Saariselka to Salla in 4 hours. December in Salla sees daily highs of -7°C and lows of -16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Salla

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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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 ©
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Thu): witness the site of a historic battle at Joutsijarven Bunkkerit, go deep underground at Amethyst Mine Lapland, thenview the masterpieces at Museum - Gallery Alariesto, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Sodankyla.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Pyhatunturi trip planner.

You can drive from Salla to Pyhatunturi in 2 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Pyhatunturi can reach -8°C, while at night they dip to -17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sodankyla, Joutsijarven Bunkkerit, Amethyst Mine Lapland
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

4
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Arktikum and Rovaniemi Church. Get in touch with nature at Feelapland and Syvasenvaara Fell. The adventure continues: find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, and see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Pyhatunturi to Rovaniemi takes 2 hours. December in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Wildlife Tours
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church
Christmas House Santa ©
Christmas House Santa

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