11 days in Helsinki, Lapland & Savonlinna Itinerary

11 days in Helsinki, Lapland & Savonlinna Itinerary

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11 days in Helsinki, Lapland & Savonlinna Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 15​min
2
Levi
— Few hours
+2
bus + Fly + shuttle:  2​h 30​min
3
Inari
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
4
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
5
Savonlinna
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
End: Helsinki

2
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.
On the 11th (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at Rock Church, then kick back and relax at Aurinkolahti Beach, and then brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna. On the 12th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, enjoy the sand and surf at Hietaranta Beach, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki journey planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Singapore to Helsinki, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in November; daily highs in Helsinki reach 5°C and lows reach 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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hours
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort.

Discover how to plan a Levi trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Helsinki to Levi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in November, expect Levi to be little chillier, temps between -3°C and -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

#Winter Sports, #Adventure, #Trails
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): get into the urban bustle at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and then examine the collection at Siida.

For photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Inari trip itinerary app .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and shuttle from Levi to Inari takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. November in Inari sees daily highs of -3°C and lows of -10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Inari

#Museums, #Tours, #Shopping
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Siida ©
Siida
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos ©
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for theme parks, museums, fun & games, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa, make a trip to Lordi's Square, and take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi driving holiday tool .

Getting from Inari to Rovaniemi by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. In November, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach -2°C, while at night they dip to -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Museums, #Theme Parks, #Fun & Games
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

2
nights
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
You've now added Olavinlinna Castle to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Imatra Waterfall, don't miss a visit to The Parikkala Sculpture Park, and then see the interesting displays at Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Linnansaari National Park.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Savonlinna tour planner.

You can fly from Rovaniemi to Savonlinna in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Rovaniemi in November; daily highs in Savonlinna reach 1°C and lows reach -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Savonlinna

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Imatra Waterfall, The Parikkala Sculpture Park, Lusto - The Finnish Forest Museum, Kerimaki Church, Linnansaari National Park
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Imatra Waterfall ©
Imatra Waterfall
Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Linnansaari National Park ©
Linnansaari National Park

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