15 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

15 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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15 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Luosto
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Muonio
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Inari
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
6
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Atlanta

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 26th (Sun), snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then admire the sheer force of Auttikongas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Arctic Emotions Oy and then look for all kinds of wild species at Poro Farmi.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip builder tool .

Atlanta, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Atlanta to Rovaniemi is 7 hours. In May, Rovaniemi is colder than Atlanta - with highs of 51°F and lows of 37°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can go by car to Luosto.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Safaris
Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas

2
nights
Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
On the 28th (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Sodankyla, then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Luosto trip itinerary builder .

Drive from Rovaniemi to Luosto in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 51°F, and evening lows to 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Church of Sodankyla, Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla

2
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.
On the 30th (Thu), ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: experience rural life at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, then don't miss a visit to Ounasjoki - River for activities, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

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

You can drive from Luosto to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. May in Levi sees daily highs of 50°F and lows of 34°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Levi

Tours Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Nature & Wildlife Tours, Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
nights
Muonio

Muonio ©
Muonio is a municipality of Finland.The town is located in far northern Finland above the Arctic Circle on the country's western border, within the area of the former Lappi province. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): fly down the slopes at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park and then ski along the peaceful trails at Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Pakasaivo and then get outside with Seven Fells Up.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Muonio sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Levi to Muonio takes an hour. In May in Muonio, expect temperatures between 46°F during the day and 32°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Muonio

Outdoors Winter Sports Nature

Side Trip

Seven Fells Up
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Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up

3
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus and Siida. Visiting Lemmenjoki National Park and Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort will get you outdoors.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Inari route planner .

You can drive from Muonio to Inari in 3 hours. In June in Inari, expect temperatures between 57°F during the day and 43°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Inari

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trips

Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort, Lemmenjoki National Park
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Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Kansallisgalleria. Popular historic sites such as Rock Church and Helsinki Cathedral are in your itinerary. Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto in Vantaa--about 30 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Fortress of Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), delve into the lush surroundings at Norman Travels, and admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Helsinki vacation planner .

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Inari to Helsinki in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Inari in June, things will get a bit warmer in Helsinki: highs are around 65°F and lows about 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Wildlife Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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