6 days in Lapland Itinerary

6 days in Lapland Itinerary

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6 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
Fly:  4​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Kittila
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Saariselka
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Salla
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
End: Helsinki

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 6th (Wed), look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Office, and finally get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi online road trip planner .

Helsinki to Rovaniemi is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Helsinki in March: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -1°C and lows are around -9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kittila.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
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. Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sat): admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Kittila online driving holiday planner .

Getting from Rovaniemi to Kittila by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Kittila can reach 0°C, while at night they dip to -10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Kittila

Tours Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Levi, Safaris
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Safaris
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi

1
night
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
On the 10th (Sun), take a memorable tour with Tours and then hit the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Saariselka trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Kittila to Saariselka by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -1°C in March, and nighttime lows around -12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park

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night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): hit the slopes at Salla Ski Resort and then learn about all things military at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Salla trip builder tool .

Getting from Saariselka to Salla by car takes about 3.5 hours. In March in Salla, expect temperatures between -1°C during the day and -13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Salla

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

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