8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  29​h
1
Kittila
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Muonio
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Sydney

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 (Mon): take a memorable tour with Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, then gain insight at Kid's Land, then explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Yllas Ski Resort.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Kittila travel route builder tool .

Sydney, Australia to Kittila is an approximately 29-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Sydney to Kittila. In December, Kittila is cooler than Sydney - with highs of -5°C and lows of -15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Kittila

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Levi, Yllas Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi

1
night
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 25th (Wed), fly down the slopes at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Muonio visit planner .

Getting from Kittila to Muonio by car takes about an hour. December in Muonio sees daily highs of -7°C and lows of -17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Muonio

Nature Parks Winter Sports
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 26th (Thu), catch some excitement at Feelapland, see Santa Claus Office, then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, and finally enjoy some diversion at Snowman World Igloo Hotel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, then get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, and finally get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi day trip site .

You can drive from Muonio to Rovaniemi in 3 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Fun & Games Parks
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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