10 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

10 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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10 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Beirut
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + shuttle:  2​h 30​min
3
Inari
— 1 night
shuttle + Fly:  4​h
4
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Beirut

1
night
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 24th (Sat): see Santa Claus Office, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, and finally look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland. On the next day, Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, then stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and finally admire the masterpieces at Korundi House of Culture.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi online sightseeing planner .

Beirut, Lebanon to Rovaniemi is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Beirut in November: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -2°C and lows are around -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Tours Wildlife
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Safaris
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery

3
nights
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Get outdoors at Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages and Levi Ski Resort. Discover out-of-the-way places like Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park and Ice Karting Levi. There's still lots to do: make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery.

For maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Levi day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in November, plan for little chillier nights in Levi, with lows around -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Winter Sports Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Muonio
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages ©

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): relax in the rural setting at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and then examine the collection at Siida.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Inari trip itinerary tool .

Getting from Levi to Inari by combination of bus, flight, and shuttle takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. November in Inari sees daily highs of -3°C and lows of -10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Inari

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

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Kansallisgalleria. Step out of the city life by going to Nuuksio National Park and Hietaranta Beach. And it doesn't end there: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, see the interesting displays at Design Museum, wander the streets of Katajanokka, and explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip planner.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Inari to Helsinki in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Inari in November; daily highs in Helsinki reach 5°C and lows reach 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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