10 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

10 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
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Levi
— 3 nights
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Inari
— 1 night
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Helsinki
— 3 nights

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): see Santa Claus Office, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, 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. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, then explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and finally admire the masterpieces at Korundi House of Culture.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi holiday planner.

Beirut, Lebanon to Rovaniemi is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Beirut in November; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -2°C and lows reach -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Safaris
Korundi House of Culture ©
Korundi House of Culture

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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.
Visiting Levi Ski Resort and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Icekarting Levi and Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages. Next up on the itinerary: view the masterpieces at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Levi online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Levi, with lows of -11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Tours

Side Trip

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

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Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. On the 29th (Thu), wander the wide-open spaces of Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and then examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Inari visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Levi to Inari takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to -3°C, and evening lows to -10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Inari

Museums · Historic Sites
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Katajanokka and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step off the beaten path and head to Kansallisgalleria and Hietaranta Beach. Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo--about 48 minutes away. It doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma and examine the collection at Design Museum.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip planner.

Getting from Inari to Helsinki by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Inari in November: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 5°C and lows are around 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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