7 days in Lapland Itinerary

7 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Johannesburg
Fly + Drive:  22 h 30 min
1
Luosto
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h
2
Kittila
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  21 h 15 min
End: Johannesburg

1
day
Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): discover the riches below the earth's surface at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Luosto trip itinerary maker site.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Luosto is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and car. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Johannesburg in December, with highs in Luosto at -8°C and lows at -17°C. On the 13th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Kittila.
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Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

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 14th (Fri), grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, thenview the masterpieces at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally fly down the slopes at Kids' Land.

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Traveling by car from Luosto to Kittila takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to -5°C, and evening lows to -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kittila

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Levi
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

2
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 16th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, thenget curious at Pilke Science Centre, thensee Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village. Keep things going the next day: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus and then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kittila to Rovaniemi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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