17 days in Turku, Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

17 days in Turku, Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Rome
Fly:  13 h 15 min
1
Turku
— 3 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  5 h 45 min
2
Inari
— 2 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  2 h 30 min
3
Levi
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
4
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Pyhatunturi
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
6
Posio
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4 h 15 min
7
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: Rome

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Turun Kauppahalli and Teijo National Park. Step out of the city life by going to Kurjenrahka National Park and Tulliniemi Nature Path. Take a break from Turku with a short trip to Hanko Water Tower in Hanko, about 1h 50 min away. The adventure continues: explore the galleries of Turku Castle, steep yourself in history at Turku Cathedral, and browse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Mylly.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Turku online holiday planner.

Rome, Italy to Turku is an approximately 9.5- hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Rome to Turku. When traveling from Rome in June, plan for much colder days in Turku, with highs around 20°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Hanko, Kauppakeskus Mylly, Teijo National Park, Kurjenrahka National Park
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Turun Kauppahalli ©
Turun Kauppahalli
Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park
Teijo National Park ©
Teijo National Park

2
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Get outdoors at Lemmenjoki National Park and Juutua Nature Trail. Discover out-of-the-way places like Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church. There's lots more to do: tour or see a show at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, relax in the rural setting at Inari Reindeer Farm, and wander the wide-open spaces of Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Inari tour itinerary builder website.

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Turku to Inari in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Turku in June, you will find days in Inari are slightly colder (16°C), and nights are about the same (7°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Lemmenjoki National Park
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Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: relax in the rural setting at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Levi online sightseeing planner.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Inari to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Levi, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Nature & Wildlife Tours, Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Nature & Wildlife Tours

1
night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
On the 15th (Fri), look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop and then get outside with Seven Fells Up.

For maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Akaslompolo trip planner.

You can take a bus from Levi to Akaslompolo in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, daytime highs in Akaslompolo are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Shopping
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Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

1
night
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Pyhatunturi trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Pyhatunturi in 3 hours. In June, daytime highs in Pyhatunturi are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can drive to Posio.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Kopara Reindeer Park
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park

1
night
Posio

Posio ©
Posio is a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Riisitunturi National Park.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Posio trip simple and quick.

Getting from Pyhatunturi to Posio by car takes about 2.5 hours. In June in Posio, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Posio

Nature Parks
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Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Arboretum Mustila. Step off the beaten path and head to Hakaniemi Market and Marimekko Oyj. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, look for gifts at Marimekko, browse the different shops at Stockmann Department Store, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori.

Planning Helsinki trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Explore your travel options from Posio to Helsinki with the Route module. In June, Helsinki is somewhat warmer than Posio - with highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Shopping Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Arboretum Mustila
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Hakaniemi Market ©
Hakaniemi Market
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila

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