9 days in Helsinki Region & Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Helsinki Region & Lapland Itinerary

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9 days in Helsinki Region & Lapland Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + foot + shuttle:  5​h
2
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Luosto
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  18​h 15​min
End: Singapore

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.
Pack the 19th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, kick back and relax at Aurinkolahti Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hietaranta Beach, and take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

For more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki itinerary builder .

Singapore, Singapore to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Time (SGT) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 6 hours. In November, Helsinki is cooler than Singapore - with highs of 5°C and lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Aurinkolahti Beach ©
Aurinkolahti Beach
Ullanlinna ©
Ullanlinna

1
night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
On the 21st (Wed), head outdoors with Seven Fells Up and then look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Akaslompolo trip itinerary planning tool .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Helsinki to Akaslompolo in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Helsinki in November, things will get a bit cooler in Akaslompolo: highs are around -3°C and lows about -11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can go by car to Luosto.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

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Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

1
night
Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
On the 22nd (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Kopara Reindeer Park and then explore and take pictures at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Luosto itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Luosto in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -3°C in November, and nighttime lows around -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Luosto

Parks Wildlife
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, make a trip to Lordi's Square, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi online travel planner .

Traveling by car from Luosto to Rovaniemi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are -2°C, while nighttime lows are -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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