10 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

10 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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10 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  18​h 30​min
Luosto
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Levi
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + shuttle:  2​h 30​min
Inari
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  4​h 15​min
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: San Francisco

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hours
Luosto

Luosto ©
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Luosto trip itinerary maker site .

San Francisco, USA to Luosto is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Traveling from San Francisco to Luosto, you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from San Francisco in August: high temperatures in Luosto hover around 64°F and lows are around 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Luosto

#Parks, #Wildlife
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park

1
night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): get outside with Scandinavian Adventures and then get outside with Seven Fells Up.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Akaslompolo trip itinerary site .

Drive from Luosto to Akaslompolo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in August, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Levi.

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#Outdoors
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2
nights
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Tue): experience rural life at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and finally experience rural life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Levi trip itinerary planning website .

Drive from Akaslompolo to Levi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in August, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Parks

Side Trips

Kittila, Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Siida, experience rural life at Inari Reindeerfarm, and then relax in the rural setting at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lemmenjoki National Park.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Inari sightseeing site .

Do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle from Levi to Inari in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Inari, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 46°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Inari

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Parks

Side Trip

Lemmenjoki National Park
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Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus
Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park
Siida ©
Siida

3
nights
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
Visit Rock Church and Stromforsin ruukki for their historical value. Explore hidden gems such as Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Fortress of Suomenlinna, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki trip website .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Inari to Helsinki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Inari in August: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 69°F and lows are around 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Theme Parks, #Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods

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Stromforsin ruukki
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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