8 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

8 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
2
Kittila
— 1 night
3
Luosto
— 1 night
4
Saariselka
— 1 night
5
Helsinki
— 2 nights

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 7th (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, thenenjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi road trip app.

Manchester, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car, train, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to Rovaniemi is 2 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Manchester in January, with highs in Rovaniemi at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Kittila.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Outdoors
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Safaris
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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night
Kittila

Kittila ©
Kittilä is a municipality of Finland and a popular holiday resort.It is located in northern Finland north of the Arctic Circle within the Lapland region. Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Kittila travel route app.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Kittila in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in January, expect little chillier with lows of °C in Kittila. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can go by car to Luosto.

Things to do in Kittila

Outdoors Winter Sports Adventure

Side Trip

Levi Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

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Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Luosto trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Kittila to Luosto takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Luosto are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Luosto

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park

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Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
On the 12th (Sat), fly down the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park and then stop by Shamaan Design - Lappi Shop.

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Traveling by car from Luosto to Saariselka takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. January in Saariselka sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Winter Sports Nature
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park

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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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Temppeliaukio Church, thenkick back and relax at Hietaranta Beach, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nuuksio National Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Helsinki online attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Saariselka to Helsinki takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. In January, Helsinki is somewhat warmer than Saariselka - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park

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