49 days in Lapland Itinerary

49 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Toronto
Fly + Drive:  17 h 15 min
1
Posio
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Luosto
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Tankavaara
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Inari
— 6 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
5
Kilpisjarvi
— 6 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
6
Akaslompolo
— 6 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
7
Kemi
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
8
Rovaniemi
— 8 nights
Bus + Fly:  16 h 45 min
End: Toronto

5
nights
Posio

Posio ©
Posio is a municipality of Finland. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Korouoma Canyon and Paikanselan Taistelualue. Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction and Pentik Hill are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Posio's surroundings by going to Syote Ski & Nature Resort (in Syote) and Salla Ski Resort (in Salla). Spend the 3rd (Fri) exploring nature at Riisitunturi National Park.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Posio trip planner.

Toronto, Canada to Posio is an approximately 22.5- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Posio is 7 hours. Traveling from Toronto in June, things will get slightly colder in Posio: highs are around 17°C and lows about 7°C. You'll set off for Luosto on the 4th (Sat).

Things to do in Posio

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Salla, Syote Ski & Nature Resort
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Korouoma Canyon ©
Korouoma Canyon
Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction ©
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction

6
nights
Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Church of Sodankyla and Museum - Gallery Alariesto. Step out of the city life by going to Luosto Adventures and Luosto. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Isokuru and discover the riches below the earth's surface at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Luosto trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Posio to Luosto in 2.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Luosto can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. You will leave for Tankavaara on the 10th (Fri).

Things to do in Luosto

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Sodankyla
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla
Luosto ©
Luosto

5
nights
Tankavaara

Tankavaara ©
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Gold Prospector Museum and Taatsin seita.

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Traveling by car from Luosto to Tankavaara takes 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. On the 15th (Wed), you'll travel to Inari.

Things to do in Tankavaara

Trails Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Taatsin seita, Pyha-Nattanen Fell
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Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum
Taatsin seita ©
Taatsin seita

6
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel. Discover out-of-the-way places like Saariselka Bowling and Saariselka Reindeer Farm. Change things up with these side-trips from Inari: Saariselka (Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort, Shamaan Design - Lappi Shop, &more) and Skolt Sami Heritage House (in Sevettijarvi). There's lots more to do: relax in the rural setting at Tuula's Reindeer, explore the venue of The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, head outdoors with Lake Inari, and wander the wide-open spaces of Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Inari day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Tankavaara to Inari takes 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Inari can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Kilpisjarvi.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Saariselka, Skolt Sami Heritage House
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Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Bowling ©
Saariselka Bowling

6
nights
Kilpisjarvi

Kilpisjarvi ©
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Tsahkal Falls and Halti. Step out of Kilpisjarvi with an excursion to Jarama WWII Fortification Camp in Karesuvanto--about 1h 30 min away.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Kilpisjarvi trip builder website.

You can drive from Inari to Kilpisjarvi in 6 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Inari to Kilpisjarvi. In July, daily temperatures in Kilpisjarvi can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. On the 27th (Mon), you'll travel to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Kilpisjarvi

Trails Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Halti, Jarama WWII Fortification Camp
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Saana ©
Saana
Halti ©
Halti

6
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Visit Enontekio Church and Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins for their historical value. Sarestoniemi Museum and Museum of Fine Arts Einari Junttila are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Akaslompolo side-trips: Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Kittila) and Muonio (Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Sarkitunturi, &more).

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Akaslompolo trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Kilpisjarvi to Akaslompolo in 3.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kilpisjarvi to Akaslompolo. When traveling from Kilpisjarvi in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Akaslompolo: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Muonio, Kittila, Enontekio Church, Sarestoniemi Museum, Yllas Ski Resort
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Sarestoniemi Museum ©
Sarestoniemi Museum
Jemes Sport ©
Jemes Sport

5
nights
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Get a sense of the local culture at The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley and Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery). Step off the beaten path and head to Kotielainpuisto Arkadia and Kukkolankoski. Take a break from Kemi with a short trip to Tornio Golf in Tornio, about 36 minutes away. Pack the 6th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Duudsonit Activity Park - TornioHaparanda. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Kemi Church, head off the coast to Perameren Kansallispuisto, pause for some serene contemplation at Tornio Church, and take in panoramic vistas at Tornion vesitorni.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Kemi tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Kemi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daily temperatures in Kemi can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. On the 7th (Fri), you're off to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kemi

Parks Theme Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Tornio, Kukkolankoski, Kotielainpuisto Arkadia
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Kotielainpuisto Arkadia ©
Kotielainpuisto Arkadia
The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley ©
The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley
Kemi Church ©
Kemi Church

8
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Pyha-Luosto National Park and Forestry Museum of Lapland. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at German Soldier s Cemetery and Joutsijarven Bunkkerit. Step out of Rovaniemi to go to Pello and see Maupertuis Memorial, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, get some fabulous bargains at Marttiini Store Old Factory, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, and hit the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip maker.

Traveling by train from Kemi to Rovaniemi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. On the 15th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Maupertuis Memorial, Pyha-Luosto National Park, Joutsijarven Bunkkerit
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles

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