5 days in Lapland Itinerary

5 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Start: Oulu
Train:  2 h 30 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Luosto
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Inari
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
4
Kittila
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 45 min
End: Oulu

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day
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): fly down the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy and then explore the world behind art at Korundi House of Culture.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi road trip site.

Oulu to Rovaniemi is an approximately 3-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Oulu in October, you will find days in Rovaniemi are little chillier (3°C), and nights are about the same (-1°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
Korundi House of Culture ©
Korundi House of Culture

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Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): fly down the slopes at Pyhatunturi and then identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Luosto trip builder.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Luosto takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in October, and nighttime lows around -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can drive to Inari.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Pyhatunturi
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Pyhatunturi ©
Pyhatunturi

2
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. On the 21st (Sun), examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, experience rural life at Inari Reindeer Farm, and then get a taste of life in the country at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Juutua Nature Trail, pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and then get outside with Lake Inari.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Inari journey planner.

Drive from Luosto to Inari in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Inari can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Kittila.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Museums Parks
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Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Inari Reindeer Farm ©
Inari Reindeer Farm

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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 23rd (Tue): shop like a local with Elan Ski Shop & Rental, thenwander the streets of Ounasjoki - River for activities, and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Kittila online road trip planner.

Drive from Inari to Kittila in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In October in Kittila, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Kittila

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Levi
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

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