10 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

10 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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1
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
2
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
3
Helsinki
— 4 nights

1
night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Akaslompolo online trip maker.

Montreal, Canada to Akaslompolo is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Montreal to Akaslompolo, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Montreal in May; daily highs in Akaslompolo reach 11°C and lows reach 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks · Winter Sports · Adventure

Side Trips

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Levi Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Go for a jaunt from Rovaniemi to Pyhatunturi to see Pyha-Luosto National Park about 1h 35 min away. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip maker app.

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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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.
Pack the 30th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church, browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori, make a trip to Senate Square, and explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma.

To see photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki online holiday planner.

You can fly from Rovaniemi to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Rovaniemi in May, with highs in Helsinki at 18°C and lows at 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Museums
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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