11 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

11 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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11 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

Singapore
Fly:  18​h 15​min
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Syote
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Pyhatunturi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
Inari
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  4​h 15​min
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
Singapore

2
days
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): stop by Kauppakeskus Sampokeskus, Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, and then admire the sheer force of Auttikongas. Keep things going the next day: explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery, then see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, then take in the dramatic natural features at Hiidenkirnut, and finally look for gifts at Lapland Forestry Museum.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi journey planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Time (SGT) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 6 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Singapore in September: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around 13°C and lows are around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Syote.

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Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles
Lapland Forestry Museum ©
Lapland Forestry Museum

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day
Syote

Syote ©
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Syote National Park.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Syote day trip planner .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Syote in 2.5 hours. In September in Syote, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Pyhatunturi.

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Syote National Park ©
Syote National Park

1
day
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi
On the 18th (Tue), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To see where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Pyhatunturi tour itinerary planning site .

Drive from Syote to Pyhatunturi in 3.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 14°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Akaslompolo.

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1
day
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): get outside with Seven Fells Up, then head outdoors with Scandinavian Adventures, and then stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Akaslompolo online visit planner .

Traveling by car from Pyhatunturi to Akaslompolo takes 3 hours. In September, daytime highs in Akaslompolo are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Inari.

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Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

2
days
Inari

Inari ©
On the 20th (Thu), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lemmenjoki National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Siida, then relax in the rural setting at Inari Reindeerfarm, and then experience rural life at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Inari itinerary planner.

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Inari in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Inari can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Inari

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Trails

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

2
days
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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): browse the range of quality goods at Stockmann's Department Store, look for gifts at Marimekko, stop by Taiga Colors, then hunt for treasures at Market Square Kauppatori, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Finland, then explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, and finally explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Helsinki visit app .

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Inari to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, Helsinki is somewhat warmer than Inari - with highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Hakaniemi Market ©
Hakaniemi Market
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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