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
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Levi
— 2 nights
4
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Singapore

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Visit Rovaniemi Church and Ortodox Church Rovaniemi for their historical value. Take a break from the city and head to Safaris and Syvasenvaara Fell. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Santa Claus Office, admire the sheer force of Auttikongas, snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, and find something for the whole family at SantaPark.

For reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary builder app .

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 moving from Singapore Time (SGT) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 6 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in November; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -2°C and lows reach -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
Safaris
Auttikongas ©
Auttikongas

2
nights
Akaslompolo

On the 8th (Thu), ski along the peaceful trails at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, steep yourself in history at Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins, and then stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas and then fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Akaslompolo road trip planning website .

Getting from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in November, plan for a bit cooler nights in Akaslompolo, with lows around -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Muonio, Yllas Ski Resort
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Safaris
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, then get interesting insight from Tours, then explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, and finally don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures.

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

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Levi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -3°C in November, and nighttime lows around -11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Giewont Husky Adventures
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LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
On the 11th (Sun), find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel. On the next day, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum, and then have fun at Action Park.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Saariselka trip itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Levi to Saariselka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Saariselka are -3°C, while nighttime lows are -10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Saariselka

Theme Parks Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Gold Prospector Museum, Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
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Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Hakaniemi Market and Market Square Kauppatori. Visit Rock Church and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) for their historical value. Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: expand your understanding of the military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, browse the range of quality goods at Stockmann's Department Store, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and stop by Artisaani.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki road trip planning app .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Saariselka to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In November, Helsinki is somewhat warmer than Saariselka - with highs of 5°C and lows of 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Shopping Parks Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©

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