19 days in Lapland Itinerary

19 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Start: Toronto
Fly + Drive:  17 h 15 min
1
Posio
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Pyhatunturi
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Inari
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
4
Levi
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Rovaniemi
— 6 nights
Fly:  16 h 45 min
End: Toronto

1
night
Posio

Posio ©
Posio is a municipality of Finland. On the 28th (Sat), take in the dramatic natural features at Korouoma Canyon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Riisitunturi National Park and then shop like a local with Pentik Hill.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Posio trip planner.

Toronto, Canada to Posio is an approximately 22.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Traveling from Toronto in September, you will find days in Posio are colder (13°C), and nights are a bit cooler (5°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can go by car to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Posio

Nature Parks Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 28 — 29:
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Korouoma Canyon ©
Korouoma Canyon
Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park
Pentik Hill ©
Pentik Hill

2
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
On the 30th (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park and then explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Tue): go deep underground at Amethyst Mine Lapland, get out on two wheels at Luosto Adventures, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Sodankyla.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Pyhatunturi driving holiday site.

Traveling by car from Posio to Pyhatunturi takes 2.5 hours. In September in Pyhatunturi, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Luosto, Church of Sodankyla
Find places to stay Sep 29 — Oct 1:
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla

4
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Inari: Saariselka (Urho Kekkonen National Park & Hippupuoti Gift Shop). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church, relax in the rural setting at Inari Reindeer Farm, and wander the wide-open spaces of Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Inari day trip planning site.

You can drive from Pyhatunturi to Inari in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in October, and nighttime lows around -2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Saariselka
Find places to stay Oct 1 — 5:
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari

4
nights
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Explore Levi's surroundings by going to Muonio (Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park & Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins) and Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Kittila). There's still lots to do: grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort, bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Levi day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Inari to Levi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Muonio, Kittila, Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm
Find places to stay Oct 5 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Giewont Husky Adventures ©
Giewont Husky Adventures

6
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for wildlife, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, let little ones run wild at Angry Birds Park, and pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip planner.

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Wildlife Theme Parks
Find places to stay Oct 9 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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