7 days in Lapland Itinerary

7 days in Lapland Itinerary

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7 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: New York City
Drive + Fly:  20​h 30​min
1
Kittila
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Inari
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: New York City

1
day
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 12th (Tue): grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Kittila trip planner.

New York City, USA to Kittila is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. Traveling from New York City to Kittila, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from New York City in March; daily highs in Kittila reach 31°F and lows reach 16°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Kittila

Parks Trails Adventure

Side Trip

Levi Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

2
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): relax in the rural setting at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, experience rural life at Inari Reindeerfarm, and then see the interesting displays at Siida. On the 14th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, then head outdoors with Lake Inari, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Inari tour app .

You can drive from Kittila to Inari in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March in Inari, expect temperatures between 29°F during the day and 13°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Museums Historic Sites
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and finally make a trip to Lordi's Square. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa, have fun at Santa Claus Office, then get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, and finally stop by Your Piece Of Finland.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi holiday builder app .

You can drive from Inari to Rovaniemi in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. In March, plan for daily highs up to 30°F, and evening lows to 17°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Wildlife Tours
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Safaris
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

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