9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

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9 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Fort Smith
Fly:  27​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Muonio
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Kittila
— 3 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Fort Smith

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, then see Santa Claus Office, then examine the collection at Christmas House Santa, and finally get engrossed in the history at Arktikum. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, then explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, then get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, and finally take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi day trip app .

Fort Smith, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 27-hour flight. Traveling from Fort Smith to Rovaniemi, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Fort Smith in December, things will get much colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around 22°F and lows about 11°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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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.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Muonio trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Muonio takes 3 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Muonio when traveling from Rovaniemi in December, with lows around 6°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kittila.

Things to do in Muonio

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

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. Step out of Kittila with an excursion to Akaslompolo Sportshop in Akaslompolo--about 44 minutes away. On the 11th (Wed), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Levi Ski Resort. Next up on the itinerary: explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, don't miss a visit to Snow Village, get a taste of the local shopping with LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Kittila holiday maker tool .

Drive from Muonio to Kittila in 1.5 hours. December in Kittila sees daily highs of 23°F and lows of 9°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kittila

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Levi, Yllas Ski Resort, Akaslompolo Sportshop
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Snow Village ©
Snow Village

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