7 days in Salla, Ivalo & Muonio Itinerary

7 days in Salla, Ivalo & Muonio Itinerary

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Salla
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Ivalo
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Muonio
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Salla

— 1 night
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. On the 31st (Fri), steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue and then take an in-depth tour of Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Salla trip itinerary builder website.

Oulu to Salla is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Oulu in December, with highs in Salla at -7°C and lows at -16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to Ivalo.

Things to do in Salla

Historic Sites · Museums
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Ivalo

— 3 nights
Ivalo is a village in the municipality of Inari, Lapland, Finland, located on the Ivalo River 20km south of Lake Inari. Get out of town with these interesting Ivalo side-trips: Inari (Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church, Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, &more). The adventure continues: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Ivalo road trip app.

You can drive from Salla to Ivalo in 4 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Ivalo can reach -11°C, while at night they dip to -20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Ivalo

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

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Muonio

— 2 nights
Muonio is a municipality of Finland.The town is located in far northern Finland above the Arctic Circle on the country's western border, within the area of the former Lappi province. Spend the 4th (Tue) exploring nature at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Keimiotunturi Fell, take in the awesome beauty at Sarkitunturi, and contemplate the long history of Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Muonio visit planner.

Traveling by car from Ivalo to Muonio takes 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around -13°C in January, and nighttime lows around -22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Muonio

Parks · Nature · Trails · Historic Sites
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