8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  9​h
1
Kittila
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Muonio
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Amsterdam

1
night
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 6th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Fri): head outdoors with Scandinavian Adventures, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and then explore and take pictures at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Kittila journey app .

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Kittila is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Amsterdam to Kittila is 1 hour. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Amsterdam in February; daily highs in Kittila reach -5°C and lows reach -12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Kittila

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Akaslompolo, Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm
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Safaris
Scandinavian Adventures ©
Scandinavian Adventures

2
nights
Muonio

Muonio ©
Muonio is a municipality of Finland.The town is located in far northern Finland above the Arctic Circle on the country's western border, within the area of the former Lappi province. On the 8th (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages and then pause for some serene contemplation at Enontekio Church. On your second day here, examine the collection at Muonion Kotiseutumuseo, contemplate the long history of Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Pakasaivo.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Muonio trip planner .

You can drive from Kittila to Muonio in an hour. In February, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Muonio

Winter Sports Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Enontekio Church
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Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages ©
Pakasaivo ©
Pakasaivo
Enontekio Church ©
Enontekio Church

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): enjoy some diversion at Action Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, then stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop, and finally admire all the interesting features of Inari Reindeerfarm. On the next day, find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park and then examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Saariselka trip builder .

Traveling by car from Muonio to Saariselka takes 3.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Saariselka are -6°C, while nighttime lows are -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Theme Parks Fun & Games Museums

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Inari Reindeer Farm ©
Inari Reindeer Farm

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 12th (Wed), take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, and then look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip planner.

You can drive from Saariselka to Rovaniemi in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks
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Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
Your Piece Of Finland ©
Your Piece Of Finland

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