15 days in Ivalo & Helsinki Itinerary

15 days in Ivalo & Helsinki Itinerary

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Ivalo

— 4 nights
Ivalo is a village in the municipality of Inari, Lapland, Finland, located on the Ivalo River 20km south of Lake Inari. Step out of the city life by going to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Lake Inari. Museum-lovers will get to explore Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and Skolt Sami Heritage House. Change things up with these side-trips from Ivalo: Inari (Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church, Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, &more).

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Tel Aviv, Israel to Ivalo is an approximately 16-hour flight. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Tel Aviv in September: high temperatures in Ivalo hover around 13°C and lows are around 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Helsinki.

Things to do in Ivalo

Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

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Helsinki

— 10 nights

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.
Visiting Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Nature & Wildlife Tours will get you outdoors. Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Explore Helsinki's surroundings by going to Turku (Bike Rental - by Carfield, Turku Castle, &more). Next up on the itinerary: browse the exhibits of Mannerheim Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Kallio Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Johannes Church, and admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria.

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You can fly from Ivalo to Helsinki in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Ivalo in September, with highs in Helsinki at 19°C and lows at 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 21 — Oct 1: