8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Newark
Fly:  16 h 45 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Kittila
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Luosto
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  18 h
End: Newark

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for wildlife, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, explore the world behind art at Korundi House of Culture, see Santa Claus Office, and engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi road trip planning app.

Newark, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 16.5- hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 7 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Newark in December; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach 22°F and lows reach 11°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can go by car to Kittila.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Theme Parks Fun & Games
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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

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 26th (Wed), grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, then don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally have fun at Kids' Land.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Kittila day trip planner.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Kittila by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 23°F, and evening lows to 9°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Luosto.

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
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

1
night
Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): discover the riches below the earth's surface at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Luosto attractions planning tool.

You can drive from Kittila to Luosto in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 19°F, and evening lows to 6°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

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