9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

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9 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Beirut
Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
Saariselka
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Kittila
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Beirut

1
night
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
On the 25th (Sun), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Urho Kekkonen National Park and then look for gifts at Shamaan Design - Lappi Shop. On the 26th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Saariselka trip planner .

Beirut, Lebanon to Saariselka is an approximately 18-hour flight. Traveling from Beirut in November, expect Saariselka to be colder, temps between -3°C and -10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can go by car to Kittila.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport 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. Change things up with a short trip to Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park in Muonio (about 1h 05 min away). On the 27th (Tue), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Levi Ski Resort. There's still lots to do: explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, make a trip to Snow Village, and gain insight at Kid's Land.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Kittila online trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Saariselka to Kittila in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -3°C in November, and nighttime lows around -11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kittila

Trails Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Levi, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): make a trip to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then have fun at Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then make a trip to Lordi's Square, and finally look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi online travel planner .

Getting from Kittila to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are -2°C, while nighttime lows are -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Outdoors Tours
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Safaris

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