8 days in Rovaniemi & Yllasjarvi Itinerary

8 days in Rovaniemi & Yllasjarvi Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive
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Yllasjarvi
— 5 nights
Drive to Kittilä Airport, Fly to Helsinki

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Rovaniemi

— 2 nights

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for wildlife, museums, and fun & games. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, make a trip to Santa Claus Village, have fun at Santa Claus Office, and get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi route maker site.

Helsinki to Rovaniemi is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in December, expect Rovaniemi to be little chillier, temps between -6°C and -13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Yllasjarvi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Parks · Theme Parks · Winter Sports
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 28:

Yllasjarvi

— 5 nights
Go for a jaunt from Yllasjarvi to Kaukonen to see Sarestoniemi Museum about 44 minutes away.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Yllasjarvi itinerary maker.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Yllasjarvi by car takes about 2.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Yllasjarvi can reach -5°C, while at night they dip to -15°C. You will leave for home on the 2nd (Sun).

Things to do in Yllasjarvi

Outdoors · Tours · Winter Sports · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 28 — Jan 2: