11 days in Helsinki, Levi & Rovaniemi Itinerary

11 days in Helsinki, Levi & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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11 days in Helsinki, Levi & Rovaniemi Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: London

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.
Pack the 19th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and perfect your strike at Flamingo Entertainment Centre.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip builder website .

London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from London in October; daily highs in Helsinki reach 10°C and lows reach 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Theme Parks

Side Trip

Flamingo Entertainment Centre
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Ullanlinna ©
Ullanlinna
Aurinkolahti Beach ©
Aurinkolahti Beach
Hietaranta Beach ©
Hietaranta Beach

3
nights
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Explore Levi's surroundings by going to Muonio (Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park & Keimiotunturi Fell) and Seven Fells Up (in Akaslompolo). On the 23rd (Tue), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Levi Ski Resort. The adventure continues: admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi and look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

For other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Levi planner .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Helsinki to Levi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. In October, Levi is a bit cooler than Helsinki - with highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Trails

Side Trips

Muonio, Seven Fells Up
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then have fun at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then get curious at Pilke Science Centre, and finally admire all the interesting features of Lappi Areena.

To see more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip planner.

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in October, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Museums, #Theme Parks, #Outdoors
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

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