8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  19​h 45​min
1
Kittila
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Kemi
— 1 night
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Newark

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. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): get all the equipment you need at Elan Ski Shop & Rental, then get your game on at Kid's Land, and then make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures. Keep things going the next day: head outdoors with Seven Fells Up and then get outside with Scandinavian Adventures.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Kittila online trip maker .

Newark, USA to Kittila is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. In June, Kittila is cooler than Newark - with highs of 59°F and lows of 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Kittila

Outdoors Shopping Fun & Games

Side Trips

Akaslompolo, Levi
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Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum, trek along Urho Kekkonen National Park, then enjoy some diversion at Action Park, and finally look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Saariselka vacation planner.

Getting from Kittila to Saariselka by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. In June in Saariselka, expect temperatures between 57°F during the day and 43°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Kemi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Gold Prospector Museum
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

1
night
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. On the 27th (Thu), admire the masterpieces at Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery), take in the spiritual surroundings of Kemi Church, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Tornio Church.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Kemi online tour planner .

You can drive from Saariselka to Kemi in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. June in Kemi sees daily highs of 60°F and lows of 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kemi

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tornio Church
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Sampo Icebreaker ©
Sampo Icebreaker
Kemi Church ©
Kemi Church

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 28th (Fri): Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, then stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Feelapland.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip tool .

You can take a train from Kemi to Rovaniemi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In June in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between 60°F during the day and 46°F at night. On the 29th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Tours Fun & Games
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German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery
Lumberjack's Candle Bridge ©
Lumberjack's Candle Bridge
Rovaniemi City Library ©
Rovaniemi City Library

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