8 days in Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Milan
Fly + Drive:  16 h
1
Posio
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Saariselka
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
3
Muonio
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Kittila
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
5
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  8 h 30 min
End: Milan

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night
Posio

Posio ©
Posio is a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Riisitunturi National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: ski along the peaceful trails at Ski Resort Suomutunturi.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Posio road trip planning app.

Milan, Italy to Posio is an approximately 15.5- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Milan to Posio due to the time zone difference. In December, Posio is colder than Milan - with highs of -7°C and lows of -16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Posio

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Ski Resort Suomutunturi
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Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park
Ski Resort Suomutunturi
Ski Resort Suomutunturi

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night
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.
On the 28th (Fri), hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Saariselka travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Posio to Saariselka in 4.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Saariselka are -7°C, while nighttime lows are -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

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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 29th (Sat), explore the striking landscape of Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Muonio driving holiday planner.

Drive from Saariselka to Muonio in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around -7°C in December, and nighttime lows around -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to drive to Kittila.

Things to do in Muonio

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

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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 30th (Sun): gear up at Levi Ski Resort.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Kittila day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Muonio to Kittila takes an hour. In December, daytime highs in Kittila are -5°C, while nighttime lows are -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kittila

Adventure Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Levi Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

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nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 31st (Mon), don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, and finally see Santa Claus Office. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Your Piece Of Finland, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kittila to Rovaniemi takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Outdoors 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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