8 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

8 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
2
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
3
Levi
— 2 nights
4
Inari
— 1 night
5
Helsinki
— 2 nights

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 3rd (Fri), stop by Your Piece Of Finland.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip builder website.

London, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Rovaniemi. Traveling from London in May, things will get a bit cooler in Rovaniemi: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery
Your Piece Of Finland ©
Your Piece Of Finland

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night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Pakasaivo and then get outside with Seven Fells Up.

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You can drive from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trip

Pakasaivo
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Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Pakasaivo ©
Pakasaivo

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): hit the slopes at Levi Ski Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, thenmake a trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, thenjoin the crowd at Icekarting Levi, and finally shop like a local with Elan Ski Shop & Rental.

To find ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Levi trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Levi takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Levi are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Adventure Winter Sports

Side Trip

Kittila
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
Giewont Husky Adventures ©
Giewont Husky Adventures

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Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): get great views at Otsamo Fell, thensee the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Inari online attractions planner.

Getting from Levi to Inari by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Otsamo Fell ©
Otsamo Fell

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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.
On the 9th (Thu), get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market, thentake an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland, and finally admire the masterpieces at Design Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, look for gifts at Taiga Colors, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, thenstroll around Sibelius Monument, and finally explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Helsinki trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Inari to Helsinki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, Helsinki is a bit warmer than Inari - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Parks Fun & Games
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria
The National Museum of Finland ©
The National Museum of Finland

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