9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

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9 days in Lapland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  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 ©
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): hike along Juutua Nature Trail, then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and then get outside with Lake Inari. Keep things going the next day: get into the urban bustle at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, then experience rural life at Inari Reindeerfarm, and then experience rural life at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Inari day trip app .

London, UK to Inari is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 2 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from London in July; daily highs in Inari reach 20°C and lows reach 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 Tours Wildlife
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Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari

2
nights
Luosto

Luosto ©
On the 7th (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Sodankyla, then identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park, and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour. On your second day here, explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Luosto trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from Inari to Luosto by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. July in Luosto sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Salla.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

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

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): hit the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, then steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue, and then learn about all things military at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

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Drive from Luosto to Salla in 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Salla are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Posio.

Things to do in Salla

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort

1
night
Posio

Posio ©
Posio is a municipality of Finland. On the 10th (Tue), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Riisitunturi National Park.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Posio attractions app .

You can drive from Salla to Posio in 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Posio are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can 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), take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, get lost in a book at Rovaniemi City Library, then explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, then explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery, and finally admire the masterpieces at Korundi House of Culture. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy some diversion at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi travel route planner .

Getting from Posio to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2 hours. In July in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. 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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Korundi House of Culture ©
Korundi House of Culture
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles

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