8 days in Kittila & Rovaniemi Itinerary

8 days in Kittila & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Newark
Fly:  19 h 45 min
1
Kittila
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
Fly:  16 h 45 min
End: Newark

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 hidden gems such as Levi Huskypark and Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Kids' Land and Icekarting Levi. Spend the 15th (Sat) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures and view the masterpieces at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Kittila day trip app.

Newark, USA to Kittila is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 7 hours. Traveling from Newark in December, expect Kittila to be cooler, temps between 23°F and 9°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kittila

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Levi, Levi Huskypark
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Levi Huskypark ©
Levi Huskypark
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

4
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kids will appreciate attractions like SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus and Arktikum. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier and Rovaniemi City Library. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and get curious at Pilke Science Centre.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip planner.

Getting from Kittila to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are 22°F, while nighttime lows are 11°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Theme Parks Parks
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Safaris
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Rovaniemi City Library ©
Rovaniemi City Library

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