15 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

15 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
2
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
3
Levi
— 2 nights
4
Saariselka
— 2 nights
5
Helsinki
— 4 nights

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
For shopping fun, head to Kauppakeskus Sampokeskus or Marttiini Store Old Factory. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Rovaniemi Church and Rovaniemen ortodoksinen kirkko. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, fly down the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, and see Santa Claus Office.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi day trip planning site.

Singapore, Singapore to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Standard Time (SGT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Singapore in November, things will get much colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church
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2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, steep yourself in history at Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins, and then look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas and then hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Akaslompolo trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Rovaniemi in November since evenings lows in Akaslompolo dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Muonio, Yllas Ski Resort
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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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): take in the exciting artwork at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, and then don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Levi route planner.

Getting from Akaslompolo to Levi by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In November in Levi, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Shopping Museums

Side Trip

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

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 11th (Sun), get in on the family fun at Angry Birds Activity Park and then pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Mon): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour and then examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum.

Plan trip to Saariselka with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by flight from Levi to Saariselka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November in Saariselka, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Saariselka

Theme Parks Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Gold Prospector Museum, Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
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Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel ©
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
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.
Get in touch with nature at Hietaranta Beach and Nuuksio National Park. Head to Academic Bookstore (Akateeminen Kirjakauppa) and Stockmann Department Storefor plenty of shopping. There's lots more to do: browse the exhibits of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, look for gifts at Digelius Music, browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market, and admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Saariselka to Helsinki takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Saariselka in November, with highs in Helsinki at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Shopping Parks Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum

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