8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Kittila
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Muonio
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Amsterdam

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. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): gear up at Levi Ski Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Snow Village, don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, then admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, then make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Kid's Land.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Kittila tour itinerary maker app .

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Kittila is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Amsterdam in March, with highs in Kittila at 0°C and lows at -10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Kittila

Parks Winter Sports Adventure

Side Trip

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

1
night
Muonio

Muonio ©
Muonio is a municipality of Finland.The town is located in far northern Finland above the Arctic Circle on the country's western border, within the area of the former Lappi province. Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Muonion Kotiseutumuseo, then take in the dramatic natural features at Keimiotunturi Fell, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Muonio trip itinerary website .

Getting from Kittila to Muonio by car takes about 1.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Muonio are -1°C, while nighttime lows are -12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Muonio

Parks Nature Winter Sports
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Keimiotunturi Fell ©
Keimiotunturi Fell

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Wed): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Urho Kekkonen National Park, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and finally look for gifts at Shamaan Design - Lappi Shop.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Saariselka online attractions planner .

You can drive from Muonio to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Saariselka are -1°C, while nighttime lows are -12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): get in on the family fun at SantaPark, see Santa Claus Office, and then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village. Here are some ideas for day two: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, and then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi visit planner .

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Rovaniemi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to -1°C, and evening lows to -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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