8 days in Rovaniemi, Kittila & Kemi Itinerary

8 days in Rovaniemi, Kittila & Kemi Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
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Kittila
— 3 nights
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Kemi
— 2 nights
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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Syvasenvaara Fell and Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, see Santa Claus Office, and look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi vacation maker app.

In January, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach -10°C, while at night they dip to -17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can go by car to Kittila.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Museums
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Kittila

— 3 nights
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 6th (Thu): explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Fri): make a trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, and then bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi.

To see traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Kittila tour itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Kittila in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in January, expect a bit cooler with lows of -22°C in Kittila. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can go by car to Kemi.

Things to do in Kittila

Winter Sports · Adventure · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Kemi

— 2 nights
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery), then admire the landmark architecture of Kemi Church, then visit Icebreaker Sampo, and finally get engrossed in the history at The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley. On the 9th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tornio Church and then laugh and play at Duudsonit Activity Park - TornioHaparanda.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Kemi trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Kittila to Kemi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Kittila in January, expect Kemi to be somewhat warmer, temps between -7°C and -16°C. On the 10th (Mon), you're off to home.

Things to do in Kemi

Theme Parks · Fun & Games · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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