12 days in Lapland Itinerary

12 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Poznan
Fly:  14 h
1
Kittila
— 1 day
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Inari
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
3
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Posio
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  9 h 15 min
End: Poznan

1
day
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. On the 22nd (Mon), stop by Elan Ski Shop & Rental and then have some family-friendly fun at G2 ICEKARTING.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Kittila trip itinerary builder app.

Poznan, Poland to Kittila is an approximately 15- hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Poznan in July: high temperatures in Kittila hover around 22°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Kittila

Shopping Outdoors Fun & Games

Side Trip

Levi
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Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
G2 ICEKARTING ©
G2 ICEKARTING

4
nights
Inari

Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Step off the beaten path and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church. Visiting Urho Kekkonen National Park and Lake Inari will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Inari side-trips: Saariselka (Hippupuoti Gift Shop & Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort) and Gold Prospector Museum (in Tankavaara). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and experience rural life at Tuula's Reindeer.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Inari trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kittila to Inari takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in July, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Saariselka, Gold Prospector Museum
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Paikanselan Taistelualue and then take an in-depth tour of Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Salla trip builder website.

Getting from Inari to Salla by car takes about 5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Salla are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Posio.

Things to do in Salla

Museums Historic Sites
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Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction ©
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction
Paikanselan Taistelualue ©
Paikanselan Taistelualue

2
nights
Posio

Posio ©
Posio is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Riisitunturi National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Mon): take in the exciting artwork at Pentik Hill and then explore the striking landscape at Korouoma Canyon.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Posio trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Salla to Posio takes 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Posio can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Posio

Nature Parks Museums
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Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park
Korouoma Canyon ©
Korouoma Canyon
Pentik Hill ©
Pentik Hill

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get a sense of the local culture at Arktikum and Santa's House of Snowmobiles. Discover out-of-the-way places like Syvasenvaara Fell and Rovaniemi Local History Museum. There's still lots to do: see the top attractions with Feelapland, explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery, stop by Your Piece Of Finland, and see Santa Claus Office.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Posio to Rovaniemi takes 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Wildlife Outdoors
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles
Rovaniemi Local History Museum ©
Rovaniemi Local History Museum

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