5 days in Lapland Itinerary

5 days in Lapland Itinerary

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5 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Dusseldorf
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Kittila
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
2
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Dusseldorf


1
day
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 24th (Mon): glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Kittila travel planning site .

Dusseldorf, Germany to Kittila is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dusseldorf to Kittila. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Dusseldorf in December; daily highs in Kittila reach -5°C and lows reach -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kittila

Trails Winter Sports Tours

Side Trip

Levi Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Step off the beaten path and head to Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy and Snowman World Igloo Hotel. There's lots more to do: find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, make a trip to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas, snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, and take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi travel planner.

Traveling by car from Kittila to Rovaniemi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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