15 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

15 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

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15 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

Start: Montreal
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Posio
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Salla
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Inari
— 2 nights
5
Levi
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
6
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Montreal

4
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.
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Kansallisgalleria will appeal to museum buffs. Step off the beaten path and head to Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Katajanokka. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Bellevue Beach (in Hanko) and Kotka (Linden Esplanade & Beach Mansikkalahti). Pack the 4th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, stroll the grounds of Hietaniemi Cemetery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market.

Plan my day in Helsinki using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Montreal, Canada to Helsinki is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Montreal to Helsinki. In June, Helsinki is little chillier than Montreal - with highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Posio.

Things to do in Helsinki

Beaches Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trips

Kotka, Bellevue Beach
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church

2
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Posio

Posio ©
Posio is a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Riisitunturi National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Pentik Hill and then take in the dramatic natural features at Korouoma Canyon.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Posio trip itinerary planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Helsinki to Posio. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Helsinki in June, with highs in Posio at 17°C and lows at 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Salla.

Things to do in Posio

Nature Parks Shopping
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Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park

1
night
Salla

Salla
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Paikanselan Taistelualue and then join in the after-dark buzz at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Salla online tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Posio to Salla in 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Salla are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Inari.

Things to do in Salla

Museums Nightlife Historic Sites
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2
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): relax in the rural setting at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, then examine the collection at Siida, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head outdoors with Lemmenjoki National Park.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Inari visit planner .

You can drive from Salla to Inari in 4.5 hours. June in Inari sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Lemmenjoki National Park
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Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

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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 12th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Levi Ski Resort. On the next day, stop by Elan Ski Shop & Rental, then experience rural life at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, and then explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Levi trip planning tool .

Traveling by combination of shuttle, flight, and bus from Inari to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. June in Levi sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Trails Tours

Side Trip

Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Konijanka Petting Zoo and then get outside with Seven Fells Up. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop and then head outdoors with Scandinavian Adventures.

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Traveling by car from Levi to Akaslompolo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Akaslompolo are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Scandinavian Adventures ©
Scandinavian Adventures
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

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