12 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

12 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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12 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly + Drive:  25​h
1
Inari
— Few hours
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Luosto
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  18​h 15​min
End: Singapore

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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 18th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and then see the interesting displays at Siida.

For other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Inari trip itinerary planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Inari is an approximately 25-hour flight. Traveling from Singapore to Inari, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in December, things will get colder in Inari: highs are around -7°C and lows about -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Hakaniemi Market and Aurinkolahti Beach. Head to Market Square Kauppatori and Taiga Colorsfor some retail therapy. Pack the 20th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and enjoy the sand and surf at Hietaranta Beach.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Inari to Helsinki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Inari in December, plan for somewhat warmer days in Helsinki, with highs around 3°C, while nights are warmer with lows around -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors
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Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Hakaniemi Market ©
Hakaniemi Market
Market Square Kauppatori ©
Market Square Kauppatori

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): find something for the whole family at Levi Huskypark, don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and then have some family-friendly fun at Kid's Land. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, make a trip to Snow Village, then stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Levi online trip builder .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Helsinki to Levi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in December, things will get little chillier in Levi: highs are around -6°C and lows about -15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Luosto.

Things to do in Levi

Theme Parks Shopping Fun & Games

Side Trips

Kittila, Akaslompolo Sportshop, Levi Huskypark
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Levi Huskypark ©
Levi Huskypark
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

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night
Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): explore and take pictures at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Luosto trip maker app .

Traveling by car from Levi to Luosto takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to -8°C, and evening lows to -17°C. On the 24th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Rovaniemi.
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Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

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nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at SantaPark and Pilke Science Centre. Family-friendly places like Santa Claus Village and Snowman World Igloo Hotel will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: look for gifts at Lapland Forestry Museum, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi road trip app .

You can drive from Luosto to Rovaniemi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Theme Parks Fun & Games
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Forestry Museum of Lapland ©
Forestry Museum of Lapland
Pilke Science Centre ©
Pilke Science Centre

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