7 days in Lapland Itinerary

7 days in Lapland Itinerary

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7 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  14 h 45 min
1
Saariselka
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
2
Kittila
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: London

1
night
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Urho Kekkonen National Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and then find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park.

To see reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Saariselka trip itinerary planner.

London, UK to Saariselka is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Saariselka. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from London in May: high temperatures in Saariselka hover around 11°C and lows are around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Kittila.

Things to do in Saariselka

Theme Parks Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
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Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel ©
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel

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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kittila: Seven Fells Up (in Akaslompolo) and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio). There's lots more to do: admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, don't miss a visit to Snow Village, relax in the rural setting at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and have some family-friendly fun at Kid's Land.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Kittila online travel route planner .

You can drive from Saariselka to Kittila in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. May in Kittila sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kittila

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Levi, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Seven Fells Up
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 7th (Mon), find something for the whole family at SantaPark, see Santa Claus Office, and then get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Tue): explore and take pictures at Lappi Areena, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

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Traveling by car from Kittila to Rovaniemi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Wildlife Tours
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

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