15 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

15 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
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Luosto
— 1 night
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Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
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Levi
— 1 night
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Helsinki
— 7 nights

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for wildlife, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, get your game on at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, catch a live event at Lappi Areena, and see Santa Claus Office.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi tour itinerary maker tool.

Lisbon, Portugal to Rovaniemi is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 2 hours. Expect colder weather when traveling from Lisbon in May: highs in Rovaniemi hover around 12°C, while lows dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Fun & Games · Parks · Outdoors
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

1
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Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park and then go deep underground at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Luosto online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Luosto takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Luosto can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks · Wildlife
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

2
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Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
On the 25th (Sat), stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and then head outdoors with Seven Fells Up.

To see maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Akaslompolo day trip planning website.

Getting from Luosto to Akaslompolo by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Akaslompolo can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can drive to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Shopping
Find places to stay May 24 — 26:
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Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop
Safaris

1
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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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): take in the exciting artwork at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, then get engrossed in the history at Samiland, then bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, and finally experience rural life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Levi journey planner.

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Levi takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Levi can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Levi

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Wildlife
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LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery
Samiland ©
Samiland
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Home of Aleksis Kivi in Nurmijarvi, about 40 minutes away. Pack the 30th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Levi to Helsinki in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Levi in May: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 18°C and lows are around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks

Side Trips

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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Ullanlinna ©
Ullanlinna
Aurinkolahti Beach ©
Aurinkolahti Beach

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