9 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

9 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
2
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
3
Inari
— 1 night
4
Helsinki
— 3 nights

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, thensee the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa, and then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip itinerary maker website.

London, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from London in February, expect Rovaniemi to be colder, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Outdoors Tours
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Safaris
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
On the 26th (Tue), explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. On your second day here, take an exotic tour of a safari tour and then hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Akaslompolo sightseeing tool.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In February in Akaslompolo, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Inari.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Levi Ski Resort, Yllas Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Safaris
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

1
night
Inari

Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. On the 28th (Thu), surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and then see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center.

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You can drive from Akaslompolo to Inari in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Inari

Tours Outdoors Museums
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Temppeliaukio Church and Helsinki Cathedral. Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Espoo to see Nuuksio National Park about 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Katajanokka, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, stop by Ullanlinna, and get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Helsinki trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Inari to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Inari in February; daily highs in Helsinki reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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