15 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

15 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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15 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
3
Inari
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Posio
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Singapore

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): stop by Your Piece Of Finland, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, then have fun at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sun): explore and take pictures at Lappi Areena, get curious at Pilke Science Centre, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and finally don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi online itinerary planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Rovaniemi is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Singapore in November, things will get much colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around -2°C and lows about -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Tours Wildlife
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Safaris
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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): ski along the peaceful trails at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, and then experience rural life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. Keep things going the next day: ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Levi online trip itinerary maker .

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

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Trails

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

2
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. On the 28th (Wed), take a tour by water with Lemmenjoki National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get outside with Lake Inari and then take in the pleasant sights at Otsamo Fell.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Inari route planning app .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle from Levi to Inari in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to -3°C, and evening lows to -10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Inari

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Lemmenjoki National Park
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Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari
Otsamo Fell ©
Otsamo Fell

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): look for gifts at Shamaan Design - Lappi Shop, then look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop, then explore the striking landscape of Urho Kekkonen National Park, and finally enjoy some diversion at Action Park. On the 1st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get all the equipment you need at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

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Getting from Inari to Saariselka by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In November in Saariselka, expect temperatures between -3°C during the day and -10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to Posio.

Things to do in Saariselka

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

1
night
Posio

Posio ©
Posio is a municipality of Finland. On the 2nd (Sun), explore the striking landscape of Riisitunturi National Park.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Posio sightseeing planner .

Drive from Saariselka to Posio in 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around -7°C in December, and nighttime lows around -16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Posio

Parks Nature
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Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park

4
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.
Family-friendly places like Linnanmaki Amusement Park and Korkeasaari Zoo will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki journey planning app .

Explore your travel options from Posio to Helsinki with the Route module. Traveling from Posio in December, expect Helsinki to be somewhat warmer, temps between 3°C and -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Korkeasaari Zoo ©
Korkeasaari Zoo

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