6 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

6 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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6 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Paris
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
+2
shuttle + foot + Fly:  5​h
3
Helsinki
— 2 nights
End: Paris

1
day
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): take an exotic tour of a safari tour, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and then snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip planner .

Paris, France to Rovaniemi is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Paris to Rovaniemi. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Paris in March; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -1°C and lows reach -9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Lumberjack's Candle Bridge ©
Lumberjack's Candle Bridge

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get outside with Scandinavian Adventures and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Akaslompolo trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March in Akaslompolo, expect temperatures between 0°C during the day and -10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trip

Levi Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Safaris

2
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.
On the 22nd (Fri), admire the striking features of Rock Church, explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral. On the 23rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nuuksio National Park.

For maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki attractions planner.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Akaslompolo to Helsinki in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, Helsinki is a bit warmer than Akaslompolo - with highs of 3°C and lows of -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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