8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Joplin
Fly:  27​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Kittila
— 2 nights
Fly:  28​h
End: Joplin

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Family-friendly places like Santa Claus Village and Feelapland will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa, and take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip planner.

Joplin, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Joplin to Rovaniemi is 8 hours. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Joplin in December: highs in Rovaniemi hover around 22°F, while lows dip to 11°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to drive to Kittila.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Theme Parks Tours
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Pilke Science Centre ©
Pilke Science Centre

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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 26th (Thu): glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, get your game on at Kid's Land, then explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, then don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, and finally make a trip to Snow Village.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Kittila online trip 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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kittila

Trails Tours Winter Sports

Side Trip

Levi
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Snow Village ©
Snow Village

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