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Nordkapp Russia 15 days

Nordkapp Russia 15 days

 
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Day 01 ° Friday

Helsinki

> Finland ° d 

We wich you arrive at your first hotel until 6 pm. You will stay in a city center hotel. From the airport, you reach your hotel easily with the airport train or Finnair airport bus. The bus is running every 20 minute and the train is running every 10 minutes.
Before welcome dinner, you can do what to Finns do... have a Sauna! At 8 pm you will have a welcome dinner with your tour leader. During the dinner, there will be many words about upcoming days. 

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Day 03 ° Sunday

Kuopio - Rovaniemi

Finland ° 510km ° b,l

A very very Finnish buffet breakfast this morning with Kalakukko and Karjalanpiirakka! When your stomach is full we hit the road to the north! Most likely you will see also first raindeers today! And you will see a lot of empty roads. For the night we park our bikes almost to Santa's doorsteps in Rovaniemi, the capital of Finland's Lapland! But before that we go naturally and say hello to Santa to his Santa Village which is on the Arctic Circle!

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Day 05 - Tuesday

Narvik - Alta

Norway ° 470km ° b.l

Norway from curve to curve today... literally with a wide smile inside your helmet! :) ... Enjoy to the road and the and landscape but remember to stay on your own side of the road! Our destination today is Alta and it's riverside camping where we have cozy cottages with facilities!

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Day 07 - Thursday

Nordkapp - Inari

Norway - Finland ° 382km ° b,l

Today we say 'go south'! It is also a very very spectacular driving day all the way to Lakselv, and from Lakselv to Inari very spectacular! 

And yes, tonight we sleep in Inari, Finland. Inari is in the middle of Lapland's Saami-area and there is a good Saami Center, Siida. We have time to visit Siida before going to the hotel if you want!

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Day 09 - Saturday

Murmansk

Russia ° 0km ° b

Day devoted to the northern dimension! Murmansk of Russia! From breakfast, we drive to Alyoshalle... if we did not drive up there yesterday when we arrived to the city! However, Alyosha is a huge concrete soldier which has been erected in memory of soldiers who died in World War II. On another must in the city is ms Lenin, now a museum in the city's harbor. Before a nuclear icebreaker! After ms Lenin, we continue to the Museum of Northern Fleet! That's the cultural part of that day. The end of the day and the evening of your time to explore the city.

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Day 11 - Monday

Belomorsk - Petrozavadovsk

Russia ° 371km ° b,l

After a relaxing breakfast, we hit  Murmansk Highway to the south. It's and an easy and light driving day today. Our address of the day is 'St Petersburg of Karelia', Petrozavadovsk, which is the lively center of Karelia. Petrozavadovsk is also an excellent place to have a traditional Karelian dinner if there is a little culinary living inside you! :)