15 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

15 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
2
Levi
— 2 nights
3
Inari
— 2 nights
4
Saariselka
— 2 nights
5
Posio
— 1 night
6
Helsinki
— 4 nights

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, make a trip to Santa Claus Office, then have some family-friendly fun at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. On your second day here, catch a live event at Lappi Areena, then get curious at Pilke Science Centre, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and finally don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square.

For ratings and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip itinerary planning app.

Singapore, Singapore to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Rovaniemi is minus 6 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Singapore in November: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -2°C and lows are around -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, then join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Tue): grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Levi route planner.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in November, expect a bit cooler with lows of -11°C in Levi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trip

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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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. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lemmenjoki National Park. On your second day here, get outside with Lake Inari and then take some stellar pictures from Otsamo Fell.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Inari trip planner.

You can fly from Levi to Inari in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Inari can reach -3°C, while at night they dip to -10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Inari

Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Lemmenjoki National Park
Find places to stay Nov 27 — 29:
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Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari
Otsamo Fell ©
Otsamo Fell

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 30th (Fri), look for gifts at Shamaan Design - Lappi Shop, look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop, and then fly down the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park. On the 1st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Saariselka travel planner.

You can drive from Inari to Saariselka in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -3°C in November, and nighttime lows around -10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Posio.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

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night
Posio

Posio ©
Posio is a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Riisitunturi National Park.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Posio trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Saariselka to Posio by car takes about 4.5 hours. In December in Posio, expect temperatures between -7°C during the day and -16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Posio

Nature · Parks
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Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park

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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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Temppeliaukio Church and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Pack the 4th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, make a trip to Senate Square, explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki trip itinerary builder tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Posio to Helsinki. Traveling from Posio in December, things will get somewhat warmer in Helsinki: highs are around 3°C and lows about -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Theme Parks · Historic Sites
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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