8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Kittila
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Saariselka
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Zurich

2
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. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort.

To see more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Kittila trip itinerary planner .

Zurich, Switzerland to Kittila is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Zurich in July, expect Kittila to be little chillier, temps between 22°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Kittila

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Levi, Church of Sodankyla
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Get some historical perspective at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel. Step out of the city life by going to Urho Kekkonen National Park and Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Change things up with these side-trips from Saariselka: Inari (Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church, Juutua Nature Trail, & more).

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Saariselka holiday maker website .

You can drive from Kittila to Saariselka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Inari
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, then enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, then look for gifts at LAURI, and finally see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour. On the 17th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get lost in a book at Rovaniemi City Library, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and finally stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Rovaniemi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Safaris
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery

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