5 days in Lapland Itinerary

5 days in Lapland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland journey builder

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

5 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: St. Petersburg
train + Fly:  7​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Kittila
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: St. Petersburg

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland and then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum. On the 17th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then make a trip to Santa Claus Office, and finally get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip maker website .

St. Petersburg, Russia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 7-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from St. Petersburg to Rovaniemi. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from St. Petersburg in January; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -10°C and lows reach -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can drive to Kittila.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Outdoors Wildlife
Find places to stay Jan 16 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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 19th (Sat), kick your exploration up a notch at Levi Ski Resort. On your second day here, make a trip to Snow Village and then explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Kittila trip itinerary site .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Kittila in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Kittila when traveling from Rovaniemi in January, with lows around -22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kittila

Adventure Trails Parks

Side Trip

Levi
Find places to stay Jan 18 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi
Snow Village ©
Snow Village

Similar Plans

8 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 6 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 6 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM THAILAND February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM MOROCCO March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 6 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM TURKEY February, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 8 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 7 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM December, kids, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, kids, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 8 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM January, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM December, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 8 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA February, kids, outdoors, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, kids, outdoors, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy
View more plans