9 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

9 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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9 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Levi
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Singapore


1
day
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, look for gifts at LAURI, then make a trip to Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary planning tool .

Singapore, Singapore to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Singapore to Rovaniemi, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in November, things will get much colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around -2°C and lows about -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yllas Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Mon): head outdoors with Seven Fells Up and then look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Akaslompolo trip planner .

Drive from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in November, Akaslompolo is slightly colder at night with lows of -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can drive to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

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 12th (Tue): glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort.

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You can drive from Akaslompolo to Levi in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to -3°C, and evening lows to -11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Levi

Winter Sports Adventure Trails
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo (about 46 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: deepen your knowledge of military history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki visit planning app .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Levi to Helsinki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. In November, Helsinki is somewhat warmer than Levi - with highs of 5°C and lows of 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to 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
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Nuuksio National Park
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Katajanokka

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