6 days in Lapland Itinerary

6 days in Lapland Itinerary

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6 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
Fly:  4​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Kittila
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Saariselka
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Helsinki

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for theme parks, wildlife, museums, fun & games, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, make a trip to Lordi's Square, and Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi itinerary planning tool .

Helsinki to Rovaniemi is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Helsinki in February: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -6°C and lows are around -11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Kittila.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and then don't miss a visit to Snow Village.

To find more things to do and other tourist information, you can read our Kittila tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Kittila in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 0°C, and evening lows to -10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Saariselka.

Things to do in Kittila

Tours Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Levi, Safaris
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Safaris
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi

1
night
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Urho Kekkonen National Park, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and then stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Saariselka trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from Kittila to Saariselka takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -1°C in March, and nighttime lows around -12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park

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