9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Fly + Drive:  14 h 45 min
1
Inari
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Luosto
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Posio
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: London

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): trek along Juutua Nature Trail, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and then head outdoors with Lake Inari. Keep things going the next day: tour or see a show at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, relax in the rural setting at Inari Reindeer Farm, and then get a taste of life in the country at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Inari online trip itinerary maker.

London, UK to Inari is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 2 hours. Traveling from London in July, things will get slightly colder in Inari: highs are around 20°C and lows about 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can go by car to Luosto.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari
Inari Reindeer Farm ©
Inari Reindeer Farm

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Sodankyla and then identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park. On your second day here, explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Luosto trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Inari to Luosto takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Luosto sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Salla.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Church of Sodankyla, Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park

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Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): fly down the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, contemplate the long history of Paikanselan Taistelualue, and then take an in-depth tour of Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Salla travel route builder site.

Drive from Luosto to Salla in 2 hours. In July in Salla, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can go by car to Posio.

Things to do in Salla

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction ©
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction
Paikanselan Taistelualue ©
Paikanselan Taistelualue

1
night
Posio

Posio ©
Posio is a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Riisitunturi National Park.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Posio online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Salla to Posio takes 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Posio are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Posio

Nature Parks
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Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 11th (Wed), browse the collection at Rovaniemi City Library, Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, thenexplore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery, and finally admire the masterpieces at Korundi House of Culture. Keep things going the next day: have some family-friendly fun at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, thensee the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, and then fly down the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi tour planner.

Drive from Posio to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
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Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles

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