11 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

11 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
2
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
3
Levi
— 2 nights
4
Saariselka
— 1 night
5
Helsinki
— 3 nights

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, thentake an exotic tour of a safari tour, thensee Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

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Chongqing, China to Rovaniemi is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Chongqing to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chongqing in July, things will get colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop, thenexplore the striking landscape of Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, and then see the interesting displays at Muonion Kotiseutumuseo. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage and then fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

For more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks Winter Sports Nature

Side Trips

Muonio, Yllas Ski Resort, Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

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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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): hit the slopes at Kids' Land, thenview the masterpieces at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and then bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi.

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You can drive from Akaslompolo to Levi in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In July in Levi, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Tue) to allow time for travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Fun & Games
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LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
For maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Saariselka tour itinerary builder app.

Traveling by flight from Levi to Saariselka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Saariselka sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Wed) to allow time for travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Saariselka

Trails Winter Sports Nature

Side Trip

Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel ©
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel

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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.
Pack the 3rd (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

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Traveling by flight from Saariselka to Helsinki takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Saariselka in August, with highs in Helsinki at °C and lows at °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Parks Historic Sites
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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