8 days in Ivalo & Helsinki Itinerary

8 days in Ivalo & Helsinki Itinerary

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Ivalo
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Ivalo

— 2 nights
Ivalo is a village in the municipality of Inari, Lapland, Finland, located on the Ivalo River 20km south of Lake Inari. Change things up with these side-trips from Ivalo: Inari (Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church, Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, &more).

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Ivalo trip itinerary maker.

London, UK to Ivalo is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Ivalo. Traveling from London in July, things will get slightly colder in Ivalo: highs are around 20°C and lows about 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Helsinki.

Things to do in Ivalo

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · Parks

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Helsinki

— 5 nights

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Pack the 4th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park.

To find maps and tourist information, read Helsinki trip planner.

You can fly from Ivalo to Helsinki in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Traveling from Ivalo in July, things will get a bit warmer in Helsinki: highs are around 25°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Museums · Parks
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