8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Dodge City
Fly:  30 h
1
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
2
Kemi
— Few hours
Drive:  4 h 45 min
3
Saariselka
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
4
Kittila
— 1 night
Fly:  30 h
End: Dodge City

3
nights
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: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, stroll through Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, see Santa Claus Office, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip planner.

Dodge City, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 27- hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 8 hours. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Dodge City in February: highs in Rovaniemi hover around 22°F, while lows dip to 14°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Kemi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

few
hours
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. On the 16th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Kemi Church and then stop by Sampo Icebreaker.

To find ratings and tourist information, you can read our Kemi road trip planning site.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Kemi by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 25°F in February, and nighttime lows around 14°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Kemi

Historic Sites
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Kemi Church ©
Kemi Church
Sampo Icebreaker ©
Sampo Icebreaker

1
night
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): hit the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Saariselka trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Kemi to Saariselka in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Kemi in February, Saariselka is slightly colder at night with lows of 9°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kittila.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park

1
night
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 18th (Mon), browse the exhibits of LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, fly down the slopes at Kids' Land, and then bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Kittila journey planner.

You can drive from Saariselka to Kittila in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°F in February, and nighttime lows around 13°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kittila

Parks Winter Sports Fun & Games

Side Trip

Levi
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LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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