16 days in Lapland Itinerary

16 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Kittila
— 1 night
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Muonio
— 2 nights
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Saariselka
— 4 nights
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Salla
— 1 night
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Rovaniemi
— 5 nights

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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 23rd (Mon), bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, get a taste of the local shopping with LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, then fly down the slopes at Kids' Land, and finally don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Tue): explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Kittila tour planning website.

Brisbane, Australia to Kittila is an approximately 29-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Brisbane in December: high temperatures in Kittila hover around -5°C and lows are around -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to drive to Muonio.

Things to do in Kittila

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Adventure

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 23 — 24:
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery
Giewont Husky Adventures ©
Giewont Husky Adventures

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 25th (Wed), explore the striking landscape of Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. On your second day here, examine the collection at Muonion Kotiseutumuseo, steep yourself in history at Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yllas Ski Resort.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Muonio day trip planning website.

Drive from Kittila to Muonio in an hour. In December, daytime highs in Muonio are -7°C, while nighttime lows are -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Muonio

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 24 — 26:
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Muonion Kotiseutumuseo ©
Muonion Kotiseutumuseo

4
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.
Bring the kids along to Angry Birds Activity Park and Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Gold Prospector Museum and Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel. Get out of town with these interesting Saariselka side-trips: Inari (Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, &more). There's still lots to do: stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

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Getting from Muonio to Saariselka by car takes about 4 hours. In December, daytime highs in Saariselka are -7°C, while nighttime lows are -17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Salla.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 26 — 30:
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Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center

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Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Salla Ski Resort and then take an in-depth tour of Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Salla trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Salla takes 4 hours. In December, daytime highs in Salla are -7°C, while nighttime lows are -16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Salla

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Museums
Find places to stay Dec 30 — 31:
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Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction ©
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction
Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

5
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Pyha-Luosto National Park and LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier. Arktikum and Santa's House of Snowmobiles are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Rovaniemi Local History Museum, find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, get curious at Pilke Science Centre, and don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

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Traveling by car from Salla to Rovaniemi takes 2 hours. December in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C at night. On the 5th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Parks · Nature · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 5:
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Safaris

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