8 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

Start: Jacksonville
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— Few hours
Fly + shuttle:  4​h 15​min
2
Inari
— 1 night
+2
shuttle + Fly + bus:  2​h 30​min
3
Levi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Jacksonville

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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 24th (Sat), admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Finland, explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and finally admire the masterpieces at Design Museum.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Helsinki trip planner .

Jacksonville, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Time is 7 hours. In November, Helsinki is cooler than Jacksonville - with highs of 40°F and lows of 32°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Museums, #Historic Sites
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria
Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma ©
Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma

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Inari

Inari ©
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): relax in the rural setting at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, examine the collection at Siida, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To find more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Inari trip planning tool .

Getting from Helsinki to Inari by combination of flight and shuttle takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Helsinki in November: high temperatures in Inari hover around 27°F and lows are around 16°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

#Tours, #Wildlife, #Outdoors
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Siida ©
Siida
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

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Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
On the 26th (Mon), ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Levi online itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus from Inari to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Levi are 26°F, while nighttime lows are 15°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

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

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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 27th (Tue): engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then admire the masterpieces at Korundi House of Culture, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church. On the next day, examine the collection at Christmas House Santa, then see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, and then fly down the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi visit planner.

Traveling by car from Levi to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°F in November, and nighttime lows around 20°F. On the 29th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Parks, #Museums, #Outdoors
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Pilke Science Centre ©
Pilke Science Centre
Safaris
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles

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