8 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

8 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly:  19​h 45​min
1
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
3
Saariselka
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Boston

1
night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): ski along the peaceful trails at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour and then head outdoors with Seven Fells Up.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo trip itinerary builder app .

Boston, USA to Akaslompolo is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Boston to Akaslompolo is 7 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Boston in March; daily highs in Akaslompolo reach 31°F and lows reach 16°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Trails Nature

Side Trip

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Thu): get interesting insight from Tours, experience rural life at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, and then stop by Elan Ski Shop & Rental.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Levi visit planner .

Getting from Akaslompolo to Levi by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Levi are 31°F, while nighttime lows are 16°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Trails Adventure

Side Trip

Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

1
night
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Saariselka road trip website .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Levi to Saariselka in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In March in Saariselka, expect temperatures between 29°F during the day and 13°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. On the next day, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki tour planning website .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Saariselka to Helsinki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. In March, Helsinki is somewhat warmer than Saariselka - with highs of 37°F and lows of 23°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
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