16 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

16 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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1
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
2
Levi
— 1 night
3
Inari
— 3 nights
4
Helsinki
— 8 nights

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Explore hidden gems such as Ranua Zoo and Syvasenvaara Fell. Your inner history buff will appreciate Rovaniemi Church and German Soldier s Cemetery. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemen ortodoksinen kirkko, take in the dramatic natural features at Hiidenkirnut, identify plant and animal life at Napapiirin Porofarmi, and let little ones run wild at Angry Birds Park.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi travel app.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Rovaniemi is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Tel Aviv in June, with highs in Rovaniemi at 18°C and lows at 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trip

Ranua Zoo
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Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery

1
night
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
On the 22nd (Tue), explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Levi day trip planning website.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Levi can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Adventure · Winter Sports
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

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nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church and Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel will appeal to history buffs. Take a break from the city and head to Lapland Safaris Saariselka and Juutua Nature Trail. Step out of Inari with an excursion to Shamaan Design - Lappi Shop in Saariselka--about 1h 5 min away. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church, get outside with Lake Inari, and experience rural life at Tuula's Reindeer.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Inari road trip planning app.

You can fly from Levi to Inari in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in June, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

Saariselka
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Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

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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.
Visiting Nuuksio National Park and Laajalahti Nature Reserve will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and The Aalto House. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Turku (Bike Rental - by Carfield, Turku Cathedral, &more) and Porvoo (Castle Hill, Cathedral of Porvoo, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kallio Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Helsinki road trip website.

You can fly from Inari to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Inari in June: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 21°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Porvoo, Turku, Espoo
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The Aalto House ©
The Aalto House
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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