8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Adelaide
Fly + Bus:  29 h
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
2
Kittila
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Luosto
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  31 h
End: Adelaide

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 23rd (Sun), get curious at Pilke Science Centre, then pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. Keep things going the next day: find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus and then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi road trip planning website.

Adelaide, Australia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 29- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. You'll gain 7.5 hours traveling from Adelaide to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Adelaide in December: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -6°C and lows are around -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to Kittila.

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

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. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, then join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, then view the masterpieces at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally hit the slopes at Kids' Land.

Find out how to plan Kittila trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Kittila by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Kittila can reach -5°C, while at night they dip to -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Kittila

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Levi
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
On the 27th (Thu), go deep underground at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Luosto trip builder.

Traveling by car from Kittila to Luosto takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -8°C in December, and nighttime lows around -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.
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Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

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