9 days in Lapland & Helsinki Region Itinerary

9 days in Lapland & Helsinki Region Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
2
Salla
— 1 night
3
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
4
Inari
— 1 night
5
Helsinki
— 3 nights

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 10th (Sun), look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Mon): examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, then explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery, and finally get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip planner.

Los Angeles, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Rovaniemi is 10 hours. In March, Rovaniemi is much colder than Los Angeles - with highs of 30°F and lows of 17°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Salla.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery

1
night
Salla

Salla ©
Salla is a municipality of Finland, located in Lapland. On the 12th (Tue), hit the slopes at Salla Ski Resort and then get engrossed in the history at Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Salla trip planner.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Salla takes 2 hours. Traveling from Rovaniemi in March, plan for slightly colder nights in Salla, with lows around 12°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Salla

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports
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Salla Ski Resort ©
Salla Ski Resort
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction ©
Salla Museum of War & Reconstruction

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night
Akaslompolo

Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): get outside with Seven Fells Up and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Akaslompolo trip builder tool.

You can drive from Salla to Akaslompolo in 4 hours. In March in Akaslompolo, expect temperatures between 31°F during the day and 16°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Inari.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
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Safaris
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up

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night
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): get a taste of life in the country at Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus, see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Inari trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Inari takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Inari are 29°F, while nighttime lows are 13°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Inari

Museums · Historic Sites
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus ©
Reindeer Farm Petri Mattus

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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.
Mannerheim Museum and Kansallisgalleria are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Katajanokka and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, explore the different monuments and memorials at Hietaniemi Cemetery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church.

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You can fly from Inari to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Inari in March; daily highs in Helsinki reach 37°F and lows reach 23°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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