9 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

9 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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9 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Denver
+2
train + foot + Fly:  22​h 30​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 1 night
+2
bus + Fly + shuttle:  2​h 30​min
3
Inari
— 1 night
shuttle + Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Helsinki
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + foot + train:  14​h 45​min
End: Denver

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi day trip tool .

Denver, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Denver to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Denver in January, you will find days in Rovaniemi are much colder (16°F), and nights are a bit cooler (6°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Historic Sites, #Wildlife
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SantaPark ©
SantaPark
Safaris
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

1
night
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 7th (Mon): ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery.

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Drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Levi when traveling from Rovaniemi in January, with lows around -1°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Parks
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): examine the collection at Siida.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Inari trip itinerary maker .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle from Levi to Inari in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. January in Inari sees daily highs of 15°F and lows of 1°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Inari

#Museums
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Siida ©
Siida

3
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.
Rock Church and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore hidden gems such as Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma. There's still lots to do: brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, wander the streets of Katajanokka, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Helsinki online itinerary planner .

Getting from Inari to Helsinki by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Inari in January, with highs in Helsinki at 26°F and lows at 17°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Beaches
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©

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