8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Kittila
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Luosto
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Manchester

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 17th (Tue), glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort. On the 18th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Snow Village, make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, then make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally get your game on at Kid's Land.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Kittila road trip site .

Manchester, UK to Kittila is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Manchester to Kittila. Traveling from Manchester in December, things will get much colder in Kittila: highs are around -5°C and lows about -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Kittila

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Levi
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

2
nights
Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Sodankyla, explore the world behind art at Museum - Gallery Alariesto, and then explore and take pictures at Amethyst Mine Lapland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Luosto travel planner.

You can drive from Kittila to Luosto in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -8°C in December, and nighttime lows around -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Sodankyla, Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like SantaPark and Santa Claus Village. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, explore and take pictures at Lappi Areena, make a trip to Lordi's Square, and enjoy some diversion at Snowman World Igloo Hotel.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi journey planner .

You can drive from Luosto to Rovaniemi in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Theme Parks Wildlife
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Safaris
Pilke Science Centre ©
Pilke Science Centre

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