9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

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9 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly:  19​h
1
Posio
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Luosto
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Inari
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  19​h 15​min
End: Seattle

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Posio

Posio
Posio is a municipality of Finland. On the 5th (Fri), explore the striking landscape at Korouoma Canyon.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Posio online trip planner .

Seattle, USA to Posio is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 10 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Seattle in July; daily highs in Posio reach 66°F and lows reach 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Posio

#Nature, #Parks
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Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): fly down the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, then contemplate the long history of Paikanselan Taistelualue, and then brush up on your military savvy at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

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

Getting from Posio to Salla by car takes about 2 hours. In July in Salla, expect temperatures between 66°F during the day and 51°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Luosto.

Things to do in Salla

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Winter Sports
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

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Luosto

Luosto ©
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): take an exotic tour of a safari tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Kopara Reindeer Park, and then explore and take pictures at Amethyst Mine Lapland. On the next day, explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To find where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Luosto travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Salla to Luosto takes 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Luosto

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Pyhatunturi
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Safaris
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park

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nights
Inari

Inari ©
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): experience rural life at Tuula's Reindeer, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and then get outside with Lake Inari. On the next day, gain insight with The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, relax in the rural setting at Inari Reindeerfarm, and then take a memorable tour with Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Inari visit website .

Traveling by car from Luosto to Inari takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in July, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Inari

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Wildlife
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Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

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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 11th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas, admire the masterpieces at Korundi House of Culture, get lost in a book at Rovaniemi City Library, then see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, and finally enjoy some diversion at Snowman World Igloo Hotel.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi route planner.

Drive from Inari to Rovaniemi in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus; or take a bus. In July in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 52°F at night. On the 12th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Museums, #Nature, #Parks
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Korundi House of Culture ©
Korundi House of Culture
Rovaniemi City Library ©
Rovaniemi City Library
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles

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