9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

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9 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  16 h 45 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Muonio
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Kittila
— 3 nights
Fly:  19 h 45 min
End: Newark

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for theme parks, wildlife, museums, fun & games, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, examine the collection at Christmas House Santa, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, and see Santa Claus Office.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi holiday maker site .

Newark, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 7 hours. Traveling from Newark in December, expect Rovaniemi to be much colder, temps between 22°F and 11°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Wildlife Theme Parks
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

2
nights
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 10th (Tue), glide through natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Muonion Kotiseutumuseo, then steep yourself in history at Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins, and then stroll through Yllas Ski Resort.

Before you visit Muonio, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Muonio in 3 hours. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, plan for little chillier nights in Muonio, with lows around 6°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kittila.

Things to do in Muonio

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

3
nights
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. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Snow Village, don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, then don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Kid's Land.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Kittila travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Muonio to Kittila takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 23°F in December, and nighttime lows around 9°F. On the 14th (Sat), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Kittila

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Levi
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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