5 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

5 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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5 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: St. Petersburg
Fly:  9​h
1
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 1 night
+2
bus + Fly + shuttle:  2​h 30​min
3
Inari
— 1 night
shuttle + Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
End: Manchester

1
night
Akaslompolo

On the 4th (Wed), stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo vacation maker website .

St. Petersburg, Russia to Akaslompolo is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from St. Petersburg to Akaslompolo. Traveling from St. Petersburg in April, things will get little chillier in Akaslompolo: highs are around 3°C and lows about -4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Safaris
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Samiland, then relax in the rural setting at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Levi road trip planning tool .

Drive from Akaslompolo to Levi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April in Levi, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm
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Inari

Inari ©
On the 7th (Sat), hike along Juutua Nature Trail and then examine the collection at Siida.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Inari tour builder site .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and shuttle from Levi to Inari takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April in Inari, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Trails Parks
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Siida ©
Siida

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): stroll through Hietaranta Beach, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and then take a stroll through Ullanlinna.

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Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Inari to Helsinki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Inari in April, expect Helsinki to be a bit warmer, temps between 9°C and 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Hietaranta Beach ©
Hietaranta Beach
Ullanlinna ©
Ullanlinna
Spas & Wellness

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