7 days in Lapland Itinerary

7 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
2
Kittila
— 2 nights
3
Inari
— 2 nights

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Arktikum and Pilke Science Centre. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, shop like a local with Marttiini Store Old Factory, and make a trip to Lordi's Square.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip planner.

Helsinki to Rovaniemi is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in December, expect Rovaniemi to be a bit cooler, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to Kittila.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Wildlife
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

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. On the 25th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Levi Ski Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, thentake in the exciting artwork at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally hit the slopes at Kids' Land.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Kittila journey maker tool.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Kittila in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Kittila

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Levi
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

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nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, thenexamine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then go for a walk through Otsamo Fell. On your second day here, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lemmenjoki National Park.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Inari trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Kittila to Inari in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. December in Inari sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Inari

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Lemmenjoki National Park
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

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