9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Washington DC
Fly:  22 h
1
Kittila
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Muonio
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  18 h 45 min
End: Washington DC

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. Spend the 28th (Sat) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. There's still lots to do: enjoy some diversion at Kids' Land, join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, stroll through Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and experience rural life at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Kittila trip tool.

Washington DC, USA to Kittila is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Washington DC to Kittila due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Washington DC in December, things will get colder in Kittila: highs are around 23°F and lows about 9°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Muonio.

Things to do in Kittila

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Levi, Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

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. Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Muonion Kotiseutumuseo, thensteep yourself in history at Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins, and then fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Muonio vacation planner.

Getting from Kittila to Muonio by car takes about an hour. In December, daytime highs in Muonio are 21°F, while nighttime lows are 6°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Muonio

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, thenidentify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, thensee Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, thentake an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Muonio to Rovaniemi takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°F in December, and nighttime lows around 11°F. You will have some time to spend on the 3rd (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Outdoors Tours
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Safaris
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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