17 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

17 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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17 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for theme parks, museums, fun & games, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and make a trip to Lordi's Square.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi road trip 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 changes from Singapore Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. In October, Rovaniemi is much colder than Singapore - with highs of 3°C and lows of -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Luosto.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Theme Parks Wildlife
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

1
night
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 5th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

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Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Luosto takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Luosto can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park

3
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Get out of town with these interesting Saariselka side-trips: Inari (Lake Inari & Siida). On the 8th (Mon), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Saariselka online vacation builder .

Drive from Luosto to Saariselka in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Saariselka are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Inari
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari

3
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Muonio (Muonion Kotiseutumuseo & Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park), Seven Fells Up (in Akaslompolo) and Snow Village (in Kittila). On the 11th (Thu), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Levi Ski Resort. Next up on the itinerary: explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi and tour the pleasant surroundings at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Levi online driving holiday planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Saariselka to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in October, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Seven Fells Up, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
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Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

5
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.
Pack the 13th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, stroll through Korkeasaari Zoo, and pause for some photo ops at Sibelius Monument.

To find maps and tourist information, read Helsinki trip itinerary planner .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Levi to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Levi in October: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 10°C and lows are around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral