14 days in Lapland, Lakeland & Helsinki Itinerary

14 days in Lapland, Lakeland & Helsinki Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 1 night
2
Levi
— 1 night
3
Inari
— 2 nights
4
Kouvola
— 4 nights
5
Lappeenranta
— 2 nights
6
Helsinki
— 3 nights

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Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi online vacation builder.

Helsinki to Rovaniemi is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in March, things will get little chillier in Rovaniemi: highs are around -1°C and lows about -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
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Safaris
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery

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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.
On the 28th (Wed), relax in the rural setting at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Levi trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Levi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Levi can reach 0°C, while at night they dip to -10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm
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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. On the 29th (Thu), get a taste of life in the country at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, then relax in the rural setting at Inari Reindeer Farm, and then relax in the rural setting at Tuula's Reindeer.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Inari trip builder website.

Getting from Levi to Inari by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In March in Inari, expect temperatures between -1°C during the day and -12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Kouvola.

Things to do in Inari

Historic Sites
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Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus
Tuula's Reindeer ©
Tuula's Reindeer
Inari Reindeer Farm ©
Inari Reindeer Farm

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Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Get outdoors at Arboretum Mustila and Mielakka Ski Center. Linden Esplanade and Main Building of Military School are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Kouvola: Kotka (Riverside Park, St. Nicholas Orthodox Church, &more), Directions Lahden historiallinen Museo (in Lahti) and Vaaksy Canal (in Asikkala).

For photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Kouvola trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Inari to Kouvola in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Inari in March, expect Kouvola to be somewhat warmer, temps between 1°C and -6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Lappeenranta.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Kotka, Directions Lahden historiallinen Museo, Arboretum Mustila, Main Building of Military School, Vaaksy Canal
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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail
Main Building of Military School ©
Main Building of Military School

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Lappeenranta

Lappeenranta ©
On the shores of the country's largest lake system, Lappeenrata serves as the economic and cultural center of southeast Finland.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Lappeenrannan taidemuseo, then stroll through Lempukka Beach, and then step off the mainland to explore Lammassaari Island. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Kummakivi Boulder and then take an in-depth tour of Wolkoff House Museum.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Lappeenranta journey planner.

Take a train from Kouvola to Lappeenranta in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Lappeenranta

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Imatra, Kummakivi Boulder
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Lammassaari Island ©
Lammassaari Island
Wolkoff House Museum ©
Wolkoff House Museum
Lappeenrannan taidemuseo ©
Lappeenrannan taidemuseo

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Mannerheim Museum and The National Museum of Finland. Get in touch with nature at Hietaranta Beach and Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Ullanlinna, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Toolo Bay (Toolonlahti).

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki tour planning site.

Traveling by car from Lappeenranta to Helsinki takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto
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Hietaranta Beach ©
Hietaranta Beach
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum

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