15 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

15 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
2
Levi
— 2 nights
3
Inari
— 3 nights
4
Helsinki
— 6 nights

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Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get some cultural insight at Arktikum and Korundi House of Culture. Discover out-of-the-way places like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Rovaniemi Church. When in Rovaniemi, make a side trip to see Ranua Zoo in Ranua, approximately Ranua away. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, stop by Your Piece Of Finland, and have fun at Santa Claus Office.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi route website.

New York City, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Rovaniemi is 7 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from New York City in March: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around 30°F and lows are around 17°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Ranua Zoo
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Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo
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Arktikum

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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 10th (Wed), bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, then take an exotic tour of Lapland Safaris Levi, then get a taste of the local shopping with Elan Ski Shop & Rental, and finally don't miss a visit to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Levi attractions app.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°F in March, and nighttime lows around 16°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

Side Trip

Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
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Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
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Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

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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. Visit Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel for their historical value. Get some cultural insight at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Inari: Saariselka (Shamaan Design - Lappi Shop, Lapland Safaris Saariselka, &more). It doesn't end there: trek along Juutua Nature Trail.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Inari online trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Levi to Inari takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. March in Inari sees daily highs of 29°F and lows of 13°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Saariselka
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
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Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
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Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel

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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.
Appreciate the collections at Mannerheim Museum and Maritime Centre Vellamo. Do some cultural sightseeing at Sinebrychoff Art Museum and The National Museum of Finland. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Kotka (St. Nicholas Orthodox Church & Linden Esplanade), Runeberg Park (in Porvoo) and Flamingo Spa (in Vantaa). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, see the interesting displays at Finnish Aviation Museum, and contemplate the long history of The Aalto House.

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Fly from Inari to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Inari in March; daily highs in Helsinki reach 37°F and lows reach 23°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Kotka, Vantaa, Runeberg Park, EMMA - Espoo Museum of Modern Art
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Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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