5 days in Lapland Itinerary

5 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Krakow
Fly:  7 h 45 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Luosto
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Kittila
— 1 night
Fly:  8 h 15 min
End: Krakow

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Arctic Emotions Oy and then look for all kinds of wild species at Napapiirin Porofarmi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see Santa Claus Office, make a trip to Santa Claus Village, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and finally look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi road trip planning app.

Krakow, Poland to Rovaniemi is an approximately 8- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Krakow in August, with highs in Rovaniemi at 20°C and lows at 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Luosto.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Parks Tours
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Safaris
Arctic Emotions Oy ©
Arctic Emotions Oy
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

1
night
Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
On the 17th (Sat), go deep underground at Amethyst Mine Lapland, then look for all kinds of wild species at Kopara Reindeer Park, and then do some two-wheel cruising with Luosto Adventures.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Luosto trip planner.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Luosto by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Kittila.

Things to do in Luosto

Wildlife Parks Trails
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

1
night
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. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures and then get interesting insight from Tours.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Kittila trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Luosto to Kittila in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Kittila, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kittila

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Giewont Husky Adventures ©
Giewont Husky Adventures

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