12 days in Helsinki, Lapland & Lakeland Itinerary

12 days in Helsinki, Lapland & Lakeland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Inari
— 1 night
3
Levi
— 2 nights
4
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
5
Tampere
— 1 night

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Katajanokka and Room Escape Games. Take a break from the city and head to Bellevue Beach and Aurinkolahti Beach. Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Espoo to see Nuuksio National Park about 48 minutes away.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Helsinki tour itinerary site.

Bangkok, Thailand to Helsinki is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Traveling from Bangkok to Helsinki, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. In November, Helsinki is cooler than Bangkok - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Bellevue Beach, Nuuksio National Park
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Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): wander the wide-open spaces of Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Inari trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Helsinki to Inari in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Helsinki in November, expect Inari to be slightly colder, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Levi.

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

2
nights
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 8th (Thu): explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Fri): bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi and then don't miss a visit to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Levi trip simple and quick.

Traveling by flight from Inari to Levi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in November, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trip

Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
On the 10th (Sat), head outdoors with Seven Fells Up, contemplate the long history of Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins, and then see the interesting displays at Muonion Kotiseutumuseo. On the 11th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop, thentake an exotic tour of a safari tour, and then hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Akaslompolo day trip tool.

You can drive from Levi to Akaslompolo in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Akaslompolo are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Muonio, Yllas Ski Resort
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Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Safaris
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach and then enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, thenstroll through Riihiniemen Uimaranta, and then identify plant and animal life at Hatanpaa Arboretum.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Tampere online day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Akaslompolo to Tampere takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Akaslompolo in November: high temperatures in Tampere hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Hatanpaa Arboretum ©
Hatanpaa Arboretum
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower

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