21 days in Lapland & Helsinki Region Itinerary

21 days in Lapland & Helsinki Region Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
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Pello
— 2 nights
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Levi
— 4 nights
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Pyhatunturi
— 2 nights
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Saariselka
— 3 nights
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Helsinki
— 5 nights

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Visiting Safaris and Syvasenvaara Fell will get you outdoors. Let the collections at Arktikum and Christmas House Santa capture your imagination. Change things up with these side-trips from Rovaniemi: Korouoma Canyon (in Posio) and Tatuka Reindeerfarm (in Ylitornio). There's much more to do: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, tour the pleasant surroundings at Napapiirin Porofarmi, and see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles.

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Berlin, Germany to Rovaniemi is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In January, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach -10°C, while at night they dip to -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Pello.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Korouoma Canyon, Tatuka Reindeerfarm
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Korouoma Canyon ©
Korouoma Canyon
Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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Pello

Pello ©
Pello is a municipality of Finland.It is located approximately north of the Arctic Circle in the western part of the province of Lapland, and is part of the Lapland region. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Maupertuis Memorial and then look for all kinds of wild species at Soulmate Huskies. Keep things going the next day: fly down the slopes at Ski Resort Ritavalkea.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Pello trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Pello in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Rovaniemi in January, Pello is little chillier at night with lows of -20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Pello

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks
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Soulmate Huskies ©
Soulmate Huskies
Maupertuis Memorial
Maupertuis Memorial

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Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Take a break from the city and head to Tundra Huskies Husky Safaris and Wingrens Dogsafaris. Take a break from Levi with a short trip to Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park in Muonio, about 58 minutes away. Spend the 19th (Tue) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. There's lots more to do: fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort, have fun at Kids' Land, look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and explore the galleries of LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery.

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Traveling by car from Pello to Levi takes 2.5 hours. In January in Levi, expect temperatures between -11°C during the day and -21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Wingrens Dogsafaris, Yllas Ski Resort
Highlights from your plan
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

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Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): surround yourself with nature on Arctic Husky Farm, do some two-wheel cruising with Luosto Adventures, then take in the exciting artwork at Museum - Gallery Alariesto, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Sodankyla. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Pyhatunturi tour planning app.

Drive from Levi to Pyhatunturi in 2.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to -13°C, and evening lows to -22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Sodankyla, Arctic Husky Farm, Luosto Adventures
Highlights from your plan
Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Arctic Husky Farm ©
Arctic Husky Farm
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla

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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.
Gold Prospector Museum and Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center will appeal to museum buffs. Step out of the city life by going to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Juutua Nature Trail. Next up on the itinerary: gear up at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort, stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and get in on the family fun at Angry Birds Activity Park.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Saariselka trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Pyhatunturi to Saariselka in 2.5 hours. In January in Saariselka, expect temperatures between -11°C during the day and -20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

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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.
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church will appeal to history buffs. Visiting Aurinkolahti Beach and Dive Finland Oy will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, kick back and relax at Kallahdenniemi Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hietaranta Beach, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki tour itinerary planning website.

Traveling by flight from Saariselka to Helsinki takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Saariselka in January, with highs in Helsinki at -3°C and lows at -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Dive Finland Oy
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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