7 days in Helsinki & Akaslompolo Itinerary

7 days in Helsinki & Akaslompolo Itinerary

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7 days in Helsinki & Akaslompolo Itinerary

Start: Venice
Fly:  6​h
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + foot + shuttle:  5​h
2
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Venice

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo) and Turku (Turku Castle & Bike Rental - by Carfield). Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, make a trip to Senate Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukion Church, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki trip itinerary website .

Venice, Italy to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Eastern European Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Venice in October, expect Helsinki to be a bit cooler, temps between 10°C and 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Turku, Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
On the 19th (Sat), get outside with Scandinavian Adventures and then fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Akaslompolo online itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Helsinki to Akaslompolo takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Helsinki in October, expect Akaslompolo to be slightly colder, temps between 3°C and -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
Find places to stay Oct 18 — 20:
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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Scandinavian Adventures ©
Scandinavian Adventures

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