7 days in Lapland Itinerary

7 days in Lapland Itinerary

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7 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Rovaniemi
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Kittila
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
End: Rovaniemi

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): make a trip to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village. On your second day here, get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then make a trip to Lordi's Square, and finally stop by Your Piece Of Finland.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi attractions planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Rovaniemi. In November, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are -2°C, while nighttime lows are -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Kittila.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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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. Take a break from Kittila with a short trip to Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park in Muonio, about 1h 05 min away. On the 11th (Sun), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Levi Ski Resort. Next up on the itinerary: admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, make a trip to Snow Village, and get your game on at Kid's Land.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Kittila trip itinerary planning site .

Drive from Rovaniemi to Kittila in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in November, Kittila is slightly colder at night with lows of -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Kittila

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Levi, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

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Saariselka

Saariselka ©
On the 14th (Wed), look for gifts at Shamaan Design - Lappi Shop, pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Urho Kekkonen National Park, then look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop, and finally enjoy some diversion at Action Park. On the 15th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Saariselka trip maker website .

You can drive from Kittila to Saariselka in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. November in Saariselka sees daily highs of -3°C and lows of -10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Hippupuoti Gift Shop ©
Hippupuoti Gift Shop

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