9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

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9 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  27​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Kittila
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Luosto
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  30​h
End: Melbourne

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): get in on the family fun at SantaPark, don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Office, and then get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village. On the next day, snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and finally don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi visit planning website .

Melbourne, Australia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 27-hour flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Melbourne to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. In December, Rovaniemi is cooler than Melbourne - with highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kittila.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

2
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. On the 21st (Fri), fly down the slopes at Levi Ski Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Snow Village, don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, then explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, then don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally get your game on at Kid's Land.

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

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Kittila takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Kittila, expect temperatures between -5°C during the day and -15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Kittila

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Levi
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Snow Village ©
Snow Village
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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nights
Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Sodankyla and then explore and take pictures at Amethyst Mine Lapland. On your second day here, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Luosto trip maker site .

You can drive from Kittila to Luosto in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Luosto can reach -8°C, while at night they dip to -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Church of Sodankyla, Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla

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