12 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

12 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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12 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Frankfurt
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Kittila
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Pyhatunturi
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Frankfurt

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): have fun at Santa Claus Office and then snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Arktikum and then fly down the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip maker .

Frankfurt, Germany to Rovaniemi is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Frankfurt to Rovaniemi, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Frankfurt in March, expect nights in Rovaniemi to be slightly colder, around -9°C, while days are much colder, around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can drive to Kittila.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks
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Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

2
nights
Kittila

Kittila ©
Kittilä is a municipality of Finland and a popular holiday resort.It is located in northern Finland north of the Arctic Circle within the Lapland region. On the 28th (Thu), stroll through Levi Ski Resort. On the 29th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, experience rural life at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, and then don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Kittila online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Kittila takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. March in Kittila sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Kittila

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Levi, Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): fly down the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Saariselka online itinerary builder .

Getting from Kittila to Saariselka by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Saariselka can reach -1°C, while at night they dip to -12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sun) to allow time for travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Gold Prospector Museum
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

3
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kopara Reindeer Park and Amethyst Mine Lapland. Get in touch with nature at Salla Ski Resort and Luosto. Step out of Pyhatunturi to go to Kemijarvi and see Joutsijarven Bunkkerit, which is approximately 1 hour away.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Pyhatunturi travel route website .

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Pyhatunturi takes 2.5 hours. In March in Pyhatunturi, expect temperatures between -1°C during the day and -13°C at night. On the 3rd (Wed), you'll travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Luosto, Luosto, Joutsijarven Bunkkerit, Salla Ski Resort
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort
Luosto ©
Luosto

2
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.
On the 3rd (Wed), get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki vacation planning website .

Explore your travel options from Pyhatunturi to Helsinki with the Route module. Traveling from Pyhatunturi in April, expect Helsinki to be a bit warmer, temps between 9°C and 0°C. On the 5th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Ullanlinna ©
Ullanlinna

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