13 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

13 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
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Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
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Saariselka
— 1 night
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Helsinki
— 5 nights

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for wildlife, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and take in the dramatic scenery at Auttikongas.

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

Sydney, Australia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Rovaniemi is minus 8 hours. When traveling from Sydney in June, plan for slightly colder days in Rovaniemi, with highs around 18°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors
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History Museum
Arktikum
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Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): join the crowd at Icekarting Levi and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. On the next day, get outside with Seven Fells Up.

For photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Akaslompolo trip website.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in Akaslompolo, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 7°C at night. On the 6th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Nature · Outdoors · Parks

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Auto Race Track
Icekarting Levi
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Seven Fells Up
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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.
On the 7th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel and then hit the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Saariselka travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Saariselka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. June in Saariselka sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Saariselka

Nature · Trails · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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 9th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Temppeliaukio Church, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and stroll through The Esplanadi Park.

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

You can fly from Saariselka to Helsinki in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Saariselka in June, with highs in Helsinki at 21°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Museums
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