11 days in Helsinki, Inari & Akaslompolo Itinerary

11 days in Helsinki, Inari & Akaslompolo Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland trip planner

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Helsinki
— 1 night
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Inari
— 5 nights
Drive
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Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
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Helsinki

— 1 night

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.
On the 22nd (Mon), take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland, walk around Sibelius Monument, browse the exhibits of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then visit Ullanlinna, and finally admire the masterpieces at Design Museum. On the next day, explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki trip itinerary app.

Birmingham, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 2 hours. In October, Helsinki is little chillier than Birmingham - with highs of 10°C and lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Parks · Fun & Games · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Oct 22 — 23:

Inari

— 5 nights
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and Gold Prospector Museum. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Urho Kekkonen National Park and Inari Reindeer Farm. Spend the 25th (Thu) exploring nature at Lemmenjoki National Park. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church, wander the wide-open spaces of Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, and trek along Juutua Nature Trail.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Inari travel route builder tool.

Fly from Helsinki to Inari in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Helsinki in October, with highs in Inari at 3°C and lows at -2°C. On the 28th (Sun), you'll travel to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Inari

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 23 — 28:

Akaslompolo

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop and then admire the masterpieces at Sarestoniemi Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Mon): get outside with Seven Fells Up.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Akaslompolo trip builder tool.

You can drive from Inari to Akaslompolo in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. October in Akaslompolo sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors · Tours · Winter Sports · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 28 — 30: