14 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

14 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Kemi
— 1 night
3
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
4
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
5
Levi
— 3 nights

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Room Escape Games and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Porvoo to see Porvoo Old Town about 50 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, shop like a local with Hakaniemi Market, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, and enjoy some diversion at Osuva Range & Training.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki road trip website.

Bangkok, Thailand to Helsinki is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Indochina Time (ICT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -5 hour difference. In December, Helsinki is cooler than Bangkok - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Kemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Porvoo Old Town
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

1
night
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tornio Church, visit Sampo Icebreaker, thenexplore the world behind art at Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery), and finally admire the landmark architecture of Kemi Church.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Kemi trip itinerary builder site.

Fly from Helsinki to Kemi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Helsinki in December: high temperatures in Kemi hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kemi

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tornio Church
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Sampo Icebreaker ©
Sampo Icebreaker
Kemi Church ©
Kemi Church

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Rovaniemi Church and Rovaniemi City Library. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, catch a live event at Lappi Areena, see Santa Claus Office, and stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Kemi to Rovaniemi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Lapland Safaris Yllas has been added to your itinerary. On the 30th (Sun), take an exotic tour of Lapland Safaris Yllas and then hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort. On the next day, explore the striking landscape of Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Akaslompolo trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Akaslompolo are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Yllas Ski Resort
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Lapland Safaris Yllas ©
Lapland Safaris Yllas
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

3
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.
You've now added Winter Laser World - Levi to your itinerary. Explore hidden gems such as Kids' Land and Lapland Hotels SnowVillage. Spend the 1st (Tue) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. And it doesn't end there: join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, and shop like a local with LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery.

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

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Levi takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Kittila
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Winter Laser World - Levi ©
Winter Laser World - Levi
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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