11 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

11 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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11 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Barcelona
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Syote
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Levi
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Muonio
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
5
Inari
— 3 nights
shuttle + Fly:  4​h
6
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Barcelona

1
day
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 27th (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, and then experience the excitement of Feelapland.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi road trip tool .

Barcelona, Spain to Rovaniemi is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona to Rovaniemi, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, Rovaniemi is slightly colder than Barcelona - with highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Syote.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Parks, #Trails, #Fun & Games
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Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

1
night
Syote

Syote ©
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Syote National Park.

To find maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Syote sightseeing planning website .

Getting from Rovaniemi to Syote by car takes about 2.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Syote are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Syote

#Nature, #Parks
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Syote National Park ©
Syote National Park

1
night
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Levi travel planner.

Getting from Syote to Levi by car takes about 5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Levi

#Trails, #Adventure, #Parks
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

1
night
Muonio

Muonio ©
Muonio is a municipality of Finland.The town is located in far northern Finland above the Arctic Circle on the country's western border, within the area of the former Lappi province. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Keimiotunturi Fell, then explore the activities along Pakasaivo, then contemplate the long history of Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins, and finally see the interesting displays at Muonion Kotiseutumuseo.

To see ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Muonio trip planner.

Getting from Levi to Muonio by car takes about an hour. July in Muonio sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Muonio

#Nature, #Parks, #Historic Sites
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Pakasaivo ©
Pakasaivo
Keimiotunturi Fell ©
Keimiotunturi Fell

3
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Get in touch with nature at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus and Lemmenjoki National Park. Discover out-of-the-way places like Siida and Lake Inari.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Inari travel tool .

Traveling by car from Muonio to Inari takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in July, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Inari

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Trails

Side Trip

Lemmenjoki National Park
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Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus
Siida ©
Siida
Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Linnanmaki Amusement Park and Korkeasaari Zoo. Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and National Museum of Finland are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market, and kick back and relax at Hietaranta Beach.

Make your Helsinki itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Inari to Helsinki in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, Helsinki is a bit warmer than Inari - with highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Theme Parks, #Parks, #Outdoors
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria
Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma ©

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