8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Barcelona
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Kittila
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Barcelona

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): get in on the family fun at SantaPark, make a trip to Santa Claus Office, and then get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village. Here are some ideas for day two: snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and finally don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip builder app .

Barcelona, Spain to Rovaniemi is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona to Rovaniemi, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Barcelona in December, things will get cooler in Rovaniemi: highs are around -6°C and lows about -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to drive to Kittila.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Safaris
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. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Snow Village, don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, then explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, then make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally get your game on at Kid's Land.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Kittila trip builder app .

Drive from Rovaniemi to Kittila in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Kittila sees daily highs of -5°C and lows of -15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Kittila

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Levi
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Snow Village ©
Snow Village
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, then examine the collection at Siida, and then have fun at Action Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Tue): fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

For photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Saariselka road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kittila to Saariselka takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -7°C in December, and nighttime lows around -17°C. On the 19th (Wed), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Inari
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

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