8 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

Start: Denver
+2
train + foot + Fly:  14​h 45​min
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly + shuttle:  4​h 15​min
Inari
— 1 night
+2
shuttle + Fly + bus:  2​h 30​min
Levi
— 1 night
Fly:  23​h 15​min
End: Denver

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Rock Church and Fortress of Suomenlinna. Step off the beaten path and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Spas & Wellness. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, wander the streets of Katajanokka, kick back and relax at Hietaranta Beach, and try to win big at Casino Helsinki.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Helsinki tour planner.

Denver, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 9 hour difference. Traveling from Denver in January, you will find days in Helsinki are little chillier (26°F), and nights are about the same (17°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Inari.

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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): examine the collection at Siida and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Inari trip builder website .

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Helsinki to Inari in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Helsinki in January: high temperatures in Inari hover around 15°F and lows are around 1°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Levi.

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Siida ©
Siida

1
night
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 9th (Wed): fly down the slopes at Levi Ski Resort.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Levi trip builder .

Getting from Inari to Levi by combination of shuttle, flight, and bus takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In January in Levi, expect temperatures between 15°F during the day and -1°F at night. On the 10th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

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