10 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

10 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
2
Sodankyla
— 2 nights
3
Levi
— Few hours
4
Inari
— 1 night
5
Helsinki
— 3 nights

2
nights
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 (Mon): explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, and then see Santa Claus Office. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Tue): revel in the low prices at Marttiini Store Old Factory, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemen ortodoksinen kirkko, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi route maker website.

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Rovaniemi, you'll gain 3.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in August; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach 20°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Sodankyla.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Tours
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Safaris
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

2
nights
Sodankyla

Sodankyla ©
Sodankylä is a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Sodankyla.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Sodankyla trip tool.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Sodankyla in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in August, and nighttime lows around 9°C. On the 30th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Levi.

Things to do in Sodankyla

Historic Sites
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Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla

few
hours
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 30th (Thu), join the crowd at Icekarting Levi and then hit the slopes at Kids' Land.

To see traveler tips and other tourist information, refer to the Levi trip planner.

Getting from Sodankyla to Levi by car takes about 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Levi can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports
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Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. On the 31st (Fri), examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center.

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Fly from Levi to Inari in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Inari are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Inari

Museums
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Kansallisgalleria. Get in touch with nature at Nuuksio National Park and Hietaranta Beach. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Mannerheim Museum, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland, and admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki road trip site.

Fly from Inari to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Inari in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Helsinki: highs are around 24°C and lows about 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

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

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