18 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

18 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
2
Luosto
— 1 night
3
Levi
— 4 nights
4
Inari
— 2 nights
5
Helsinki
— 7 nights

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 wildlife, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, examine the collection at Christmas House Santa, and catch a live event at Lappi Areena.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip itinerary planner.

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg to Rovaniemi is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Luxembourg City in October, expect Rovaniemi to be little chillier, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to drive 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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Luosto day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Luosto in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Luosto can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Luosto

Nature Parks

Side Trip

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

4
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Levi: Lapland Hotels SnowVillage (in Kittila), Muonio (Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park & Keimiotunturi Fell) and Seven Fells Up (in Akaslompolo). Spend the 31st (Wed) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. The adventure continues: stop by Ounasjoki - River for activities, bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, explore the galleries of LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and take an in-depth tour of Samiland.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Levi vacation planner.

You can drive from Luosto to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October in Levi, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): get outside with Lake Inari and then take some stellar pictures from Otsamo Fell. On the next day, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lemmenjoki National Park.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Inari trip itinerary maker site.

You can fly from Levi to Inari in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November in Inari, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Inari

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Lemmenjoki National Park
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Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park
Otsamo Fell ©
Otsamo Fell
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari

7
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.
Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Stromforsin Ruukki in Ruotsinpyhtaa, about 1h 25 min away. Pack the 7th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, and make a trip to Senate Square.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki trip builder tool.

You can fly from Inari to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Inari in November, with highs in Helsinki at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Flamingo Entertainment Center, Stromforsin Ruukki
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Aurinkolahti Beach ©
Aurinkolahti Beach
Ullanlinna ©
Ullanlinna

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