8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
train + Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Kittila
— 3 nights
Fly:  20​h 45​min
End: Philadelphia

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Attractions like Santa Claus Village and Feelapland make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, examine the collection at Christmas House Santa, make a trip to Santa Claus Office, and stop by LAURI.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi tour itinerary planning app .

Philadelphia, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, flight, taxi, and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Philadelphia in December: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around 22°F and lows are around 11°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can drive to Kittila.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

3
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. Step out of Kittila to go to Muonio and see Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, which is approximately 1h 05 min away. On the 18th (Fri), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Levi Ski Resort. There's lots more to do: explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, have some family-friendly fun at Kid's Land, and make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Kittila trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Rovaniemi to Kittila in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Kittila are 23°F, while nighttime lows are 9°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kittila

Winter Sports Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Levi, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi
Snow Village ©
Snow Village

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