8 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

8 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Beirut
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h
2
Inari
— 1 night
shuttle + Fly:  4​h
3
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Beirut

1
day
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 24th (Sat), take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then examine the collection at Christmas House Santa, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi vacation maker tool .

Beirut, Lebanon to Rovaniemi is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Beirut in November; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -2°C and lows reach -7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Inari.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Wildlife
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Safaris
Christmas House Santa ©
Christmas House Santa
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
On the 25th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Siida, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Inari trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Inari takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. In November, daytime highs in Inari are -3°C, while nighttime lows are -10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Inari

#Museums, #Historic Sites
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Siida ©
Siida
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

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 in touch with nature at Bellevue Beach and Teijo national park. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Kansallisgalleria. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo) and Paavolan Tammi (in Lohjan Island). There's more to do: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers and hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki trip planner .

Getting from Inari to Helsinki by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Inari in November, expect Helsinki to be somewhat warmer, temps between 5°C and 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Bellevue Beach, Teijo national park, Nuuksio National Park, Paavolan Tammi
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Paavolan Tammi ©
Paavolan Tammi

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