5 days in Rovaniemi & Kilpisjarvi Itinerary

5 days in Rovaniemi & Kilpisjarvi Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
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Kilpisjarvi
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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 28th (Mon), hit the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy. On the next day, find something for the whole family at Moomin Snowcastle, enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, make a trip to Santa Claus Village, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and finally make a trip to Lordi's Square.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip itinerary builder app.

Helsinki to Rovaniemi is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Helsinki in December: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -6°C and lows are around -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel to Kilpisjarvi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Zoos & Aquariums

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Kilpisjarvi

Start off your visit on the 31st (Thu): don't miss a visit to The Three Nations' Border Point.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Kilpisjarvi tour itinerary builder app.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Kilpisjarvi in 5.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Rovaniemi to Kilpisjarvi is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, expect Kilpisjarvi to be somewhat warmer, temps between 0°C and -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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