8 days in Lapland & Helsinki Region Itinerary

8 days in Lapland & Helsinki Region Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 1 night
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Levi
— 2 nights
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Inari
— 1 night
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Helsinki
— 3 nights

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland.

For traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi road trip planning site.

London, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from London in December, with highs in Rovaniemi at -6°C and lows at -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Shopping · Fun & Games
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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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 12th (Wed): grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Levi trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Levi sees daily highs of -6°C and lows of -15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Adventure · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 11 — 13:
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

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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. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): take in the pleasant sights at Otsamo Fell, then examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To find more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Inari trip builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Levi to Inari takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Inari are -7°C, while nighttime lows are -17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Inari

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 13 — 14:
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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 ©

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and The Esplanadi Park. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Temppeliaukio Church and Helsinki Cathedral. Step out of Helsinki to go to Espoo and see Nuuksio National Park, which is approximately 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), take a stroll through Katajanokka, and stop by Ullanlinna.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Helsinki trip planner.

Getting from Inari to Helsinki by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Inari in December, plan for a bit warmer days in Helsinki, with highs around 3°C, while nights are warmer with lows around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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