8 days in Yllasjarvi & Rovaniemi Itinerary

8 days in Yllasjarvi & Rovaniemi Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Lapland itinerary planner

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Make it your trip
Fly to Kittilä Airport, Drive to Yllasjarvi
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Yllasjarvi
— 3 nights
Drive
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Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
Fly

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Yllasjarvi

— 3 nights
Change things up with these side-trips from Yllasjarvi: Sarestoniemi Museum (in Kaukonen) and Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins (in Muonio).

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Yllasjarvi trip builder website.

Helsinki to Yllasjarvi is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Helsinki in December, things will get a bit cooler in Yllasjarvi: highs are around -5°C and lows about -15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Yllasjarvi

Outdoors · Museums · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 26 — 29:

Rovaniemi

— 4 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, don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, see Santa Claus Office, and take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

To see maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi road trip tool.

You can drive from Yllasjarvi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors · Theme Parks
Find places to stay Dec 29 — Jan 2: