8 days in Lapland & Helsinki Region Itinerary

8 days in Lapland & Helsinki Region Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland & Helsinki Region Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  21​h
1
Akaslompolo
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  3​h
3
Saariselka
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Singapore

1
day
Akaslompolo

Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo online driving holiday planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Akaslompolo is an approximately 21-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Time (SGT) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 6 hours. In February, Akaslompolo is cooler than Singapore - with highs of -5°C and lows of -12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Safaris
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

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 4th (Mon): stroll through Levi Ski Resort. On the 5th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: gear up at Elan Ski Shop & Rental, then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and then explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Levi trip planning website .

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Levi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to -5°C, and evening lows to -12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Keep things going the next day: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then fly down the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park, and then look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Saariselka road trip planning app .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Levi to Saariselka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. February in Saariselka sees daily highs of -6°C and lows of -15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Hippupuoti Gift Shop ©
Hippupuoti Gift Shop

1
night
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 8th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rock Church, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market, then brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally stop by Artisaani.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Helsinki route maker app .

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. Traveling from Saariselka in February, expect Helsinki to be somewhat warmer, temps between 0°C and -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Hakaniemi Market ©
Hakaniemi Market
Artisaani ©
Artisaani

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