8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  14 h
1
Kittila
— 1 day
Drive:  3 h
2
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  11 h 30 min
End: Tel Aviv

1
day
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 30th (Tue), ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Kittila trip itinerary builder.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Kittila is an approximately 16- hour flight. In July, Kittila is much colder than Tel Aviv - with highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Kittila

Winter Sports Tours Trails

Side Trip

Levi Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
Escape the urban bustle at Urho Kekkonen National Park and Ruijanpolku Trail. Change things up with these side-trips from Saariselka: Inari (Nature & Wildlife Tours & Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. There's still lots to do: stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Saariselka trip planner.

You can drive from Kittila to Saariselka in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in July, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Inari
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 3rd (Sat), take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, see Santa Claus Office, and then make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi road trip planner.

You can drive from Saariselka to Rovaniemi in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Tours
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Safaris
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus

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