15 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

15 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
2
Levi
— 3 nights
3
Saariselka
— 2 nights
4
Helsinki
— 6 nights

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for wildlife, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi tour itinerary planner.

Ankara, Turkey to Rovaniemi is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Ankara to Rovaniemi is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Ankara in November, plan for slightly colder days and colder nights in Rovaniemi: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. On the 13th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Wildlife Tours
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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.
Go for a jaunt from Levi to Muonio to see Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park about 58 minutes away. There's still lots to do: grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort, get your game on at G2 ICEKARTING, identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Levi online tour itinerary builder.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in November, expect little chillier with lows of °C in Levi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Yllas Ski Resort, Giewont Husky Adventures, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
G2 ICEKARTING ©
G2 ICEKARTING

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
On the 17th (Sun), fly down the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park, pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and then examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Mon): examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum, fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort, and then stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Saariselka trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Levi to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November in Saariselka, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Saariselka

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

6
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo) and Turku Castle (in Turku). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma.

To see other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki road trip app.

Fly from Saariselka to Helsinki in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. In November, Helsinki is somewhat warmer than Saariselka - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, Turku Castle, Vantaa Art Museum
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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