13 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

13 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
2
Salla
— 1 night
3
Levi
— 2 nights
4
Inari
— 1 night
5
Helsinki
— 5 nights

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 12th (Thu), see the top attractions with Feelapland, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church. On your second day here, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary builder website.

Singapore, Singapore to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Singapore Standard Time (SGT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -6 hour difference. In December, Rovaniemi is colder than Singapore - with highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Paikanselan Taistelualue and then take an in-depth tour of Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Salla day trip app.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Salla by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around -7°C in December, and nighttime lows around -16°C. On the 14th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Salla

Museums · Historic Sites
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Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction ©
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction
Paikanselan Taistelualue ©
Paikanselan Taistelualue

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 15th (Sun): grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Levi trip planner.

You can drive from Salla to Levi in 4 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Levi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

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 17th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then tour or see a show at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos.

Planning Inari trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

You can fly from Levi to Inari in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. December in Inari sees daily highs of -7°C and lows of -17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Helsinki.

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
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos ©
The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos

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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Head to Kamppi Shopping Centre and ARTag Galleryfor plenty of shopping. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo (in Jarvenpaa) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, view the masterpieces at Galleria Lapinlahti, stop by Artisaani, and get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki trip itinerary maker tool.

You can fly from Inari to Helsinki in 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 and much warmer nights in Helsinki: temperatures range from 3°C by day to -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo, Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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