9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

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9 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Tbilisi
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Kittila
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Saariselka
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Salla
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: Tbilisi

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Escape the urban bustle at Safaris and Syvasenvaara Fell. Get a sense of the local culture at Arktikum and Korundi House of Culture. There's still lots to do: find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa, see Santa Claus Office, and look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland.

For photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi online route planner .

Tbilisi, Georgia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Tbilisi to Rovaniemi, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Tbilisi in January, with highs in Rovaniemi at -10°C and lows at -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to drive to Kittila.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Theme Parks Outdoors
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

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. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): hit the slopes at Levi Ski Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: relax in the rural setting at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, then have some family-friendly fun at Kid's Land, and finally explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Kittila trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Kittila takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Kittila, with lows of -22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Kittila

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Levi
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

1
night
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Urho Kekkonen National Park, then examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum, and finally have fun at Action Park.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Saariselka trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kittila to Saariselka takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to -11°C, and evening lows to -20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Saariselka

Fun & Games Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, Gold Prospector Museum
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): hit the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, then learn about all things military at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction, and then steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Salla trip planner .

You can drive from Saariselka to Salla in 3.5 hours. January in Salla sees daily highs of -11°C and lows of -19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Salla

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

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