8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Malmo
+2
train + foot + Fly:  7​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Kittila
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Luosto
— 1 night
Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Malmo

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): make a trip to Lordi's Square. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Your Piece Of Finland, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, then find something for the whole family at SantaPark, and finally make a trip to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas.

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Malmo, Sweden to Rovaniemi is an approximately 7-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Malmo to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Malmo in January, things will get cooler in Rovaniemi: highs are around -10°C and lows about -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Kittila.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Tours
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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 6th (Sun): glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Snow Village, make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, then explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, then don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Kid's Land.

For reviews and more tourist information, read our Kittila trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Kittila takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Kittila when traveling from Rovaniemi in January, with lows around -22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Kittila

Trails Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Levi
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi
Snow Village ©
Snow Village

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
On the 8th (Tue), get all the equipment you need at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Shamaan Design - Lappi Shop, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Urho Kekkonen National Park, and then get in on the family fun at Angry Birds Activity Park.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Saariselka trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Kittila to Saariselka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -11°C in January, and nighttime lows around -20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can go by car to Luosto.

Things to do in Saariselka

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park

1
night
Luosto

Luosto ©
To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Luosto online travel planner .

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Luosto takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -13°C in January, and nighttime lows around -22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

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