5 days in Lapland Itinerary

5 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Cardiff
Fly:  15 h 30 min
1
Kittila
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
2
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
+3
Fly + Train + Subway + Train:  9 h 45 min
End: Cardiff

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. On the 2nd (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue): don't miss a visit to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, then bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, then take in the exciting artwork at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally fly down the slopes at Kids' Land.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Kittila trip planner.

Cardiff, UK to Kittila is an approximately 15.5- hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Cardiff in December: high temperatures in Kittila hover around -5°C and lows are around -15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kittila

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Levi
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 4th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, then see Santa Claus Office, then see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa, and finally get engrossed in the history at Arktikum. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square and then find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kittila to Rovaniemi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are -6°C, while nighttime lows are -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Fun & Games
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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