60 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

60 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 17 nights
2
Inari
— 14 nights
3
Levi
— 12 nights
4
Rovaniemi
— 15 nights

17
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Bellevue Beach and Hietaranta Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Beach Mansikkalahti and Arboretum Mustila. Explore Helsinki's surroundings by going to Sibelius Hall (in Lahti), Kotka (Santalahti Nature Trail & Riverside Park) and Tulliniemi Nature Path (in Hanko). Spend the 4th (Sun) exploring nature at Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto. Spend the 5th (Mon) exploring nature at Ekenas Archipelago National Park. There's much more to do: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland, explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and stop by Academic Bookstore (Akateeminen Kirjakauppa).

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Helsinki online trip itinerary maker.

Manila, Philippines to Helsinki is an approximately 18-hour flight. Traveling from Manila to Helsinki, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Manila in February; daily highs in Helsinki reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Shopping Outdoors

Side Trips

Kotka, Hanko, Raseborg, King's Road, Sibelius Hall
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

14
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center and Skolt Sami Heritage House. Get in touch with nature at Urho Kekkonen National Park and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Get out of town with these interesting Inari side-trips: Saariselka (Angry Birds Activity Park & Ruijanpolku Trail) and Gold Prospector Museum (in Tankavaara). Spend the 15th (Thu) exploring nature at Lemmenjoki National Park. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, relax in the rural setting at Tuula's Reindeer, head outdoors with Lake Inari, and trek along Juutua Nature Trail.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Inari driving holiday planner.

Fly from Helsinki to Inari in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Helsinki in March, things will get a bit cooler in Inari: highs are around °C and lows about °C. On the 25th (Sun), you'll travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Saariselka, Lemmenjoki National Park, Skolt Sami Heritage House, Gold Prospector Museum
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

12
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Levi Ski Resort and Samiland. Do your shopping at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery and Museum - Gallery Alariesto. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Levi: Akaslompolo (Akaslompolo Sportshop, Seven Fells Up, &more), Sarestoniemi Museum (in Kaukonen) and Muonio (Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Keimiotunturi Fell, &more). There's lots more to do: fly down the slopes at Kids' Land, make a trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, tour the pleasant surroundings at Yllas Ski Resort, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Sodankyla.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Levi trip builder site.

You can fly from Inari to Levi in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Muonio, Kittila, Akaslompolo, Sodankyla, Kongas
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Sarestoniemi Museum ©
Sarestoniemi Museum
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

15
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Step out of the city life by going to Ranua Zoo and Safaris. Shop till you drop at Kauppakeskus Sampokeskus and Arctic Circle Mall. Change things up with these side-trips from Rovaniemi: Pyhatunturi (in Pelkosenniemi), Luosto (Amethyst Mine Lapland & Kopara Reindeer Park) and Kemi (Kemi Church & Sampo Icebreaker). There's still lots to do: see exotic creatures in open habitats at Arctic Lifestyle, explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery, pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, and trek along Eeron Polku Trail.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Levi to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Pello, Luosto, Tornio, Kemi, Ranua Zoo
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Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo
Arctic Lifestyle ©
Arctic Lifestyle
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church