9 days in Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Inari
— 1 night
2
Luosto
— 2 nights
3
Salla
— 1 night
4
Posio
— 1 night
5
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights

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): stroll through Juutua Nature Trail, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and then get outside with Lake Inari. Here are some ideas for day two: tour or see a show at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, then experience rural life at Inari Reindeer Farm, and then get a taste of life in the country at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Inari travel route tool.

London, UK to Inari is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Inari. Traveling from London in July, expect Inari to be slightly colder, temps between 20°C and 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive 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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Sodankyla and then look for all kinds of wild species at Kopara Reindeer Park. On the next day, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Luosto online trip builder.

You can drive from Inari to Luosto in 3.5 hours. Another option is to 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 go by car to Salla.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

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

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. On the 9th (Mon), fly down the slopes at Salla Ski Resort, steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue, and then get engrossed in the history at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Salla day trip app.

You can drive from Luosto to Salla in 2 hours. July in Salla sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to 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 striking landscape of Riisitunturi National Park.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Posio itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Salla to Posio takes 2 hours. July in Posio sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Posio

Parks · Nature
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): 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: get your game on at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, and then hit the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy.

For maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip website.

Traveling by car from Posio to Rovaniemi takes 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 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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