9 days in Lapland & Helsinki Region Itinerary

9 days in Lapland & Helsinki Region Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland attractions planner

Plan created by another user. Make it yours

Route & dates

1
Saariselka
— 1 day
2
Syote
— 1 day
3
Helsinki
— 5 nights

1
day
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): get in on the family fun at Angry Birds Activity Park, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and then hit the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Saariselka trip itinerary planning tool.

Istanbul, Turkey to Saariselka is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Turkey Time (TRT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Istanbul in July, you will find days in Saariselka are much colder (20°C), and nights are little chillier (11°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Syote.

Things to do in Saariselka

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
Find places to stay Jul 21 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel ©
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel

1
day
Syote

Syote ©
On the 22nd (Sun), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Syote National Park.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Syote trip planner.

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Syote takes 5.5 hours. July in Syote sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Syote

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 21 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Syote National Park ©
Syote National Park

5
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.
Get in touch with nature at Nuuksio National Park and Pihlajasaari Recreational Park. Do some cultural sightseeing at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Valkmusa National Park in Siltakyla--about 1h 45 min away. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, kick back and relax at Hietaranta Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Aurinkolahti Beach.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Helsinki online route planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Syote to Helsinki. In July, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Valkmusa National Park, Nuuksio National Park
Find places to stay Jul 22 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

Similar plans

10 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE December, kids, relaxing, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: December, kids, relaxing, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 12 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA December, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: December, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 10 days in Helsinki Region BY A USER FROM BELGIUM July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 10 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM ISRAEL September, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: September, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 11 days in Helsinki Region BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA August, culture, romantic, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: August, culture, romantic, historic sites, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 10 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM ITALY August, outdoors, relaxing, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: August, outdoors, relaxing, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 10 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM SWITZERLAND December, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, wildlife, hidden gems Preferences: December, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 11 days in Finland BY A USER FROM BELGIUM August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 10 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, culture, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife, fast-paced, hidden gems Preferences: August, culture, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Fast-paced 13 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM HONG KONG SAR CHINA December, kids, slow & easy, popular sights Preferences: December, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Slow & easy 8 days in Helsinki Region BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, fast-paced, hidden gems Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Fast-paced 11 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM INDIA November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, popular sights Preferences: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more plans