22 days in Lohja, Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

22 days in Lohja, Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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22 days in Lohja, Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  25​h
1
Lohja
— 7 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Levi
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Helsinki
— 8 nights
Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: Sydney

7
nights
Lohja

Lohja ©
Lohja is a town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Southern Finland and is part of the Uusimaa region. Holy Cross Church and Raseborg Castle will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lohja: Haemeenlinna (Sibelius Birthplace, Museo Militaria, & more), Naantali (Naantali museum, Naantali Old Town, & more) and Kuusisto Manor (in Kaarina). Spend the 11th (Fri) exploring nature at Nuuksio National Park. There's still lots to do: buy something for everyone on your list at Kauppakeskus Mylly, enjoy the sand and surf at Bellevue Beach, brush up on your military savvy at Parola Tank Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at Kirkkonummen kirkko.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Lohja trip maker site .

Sydney, Australia to Lohja is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Lohja is minus 8 hours. Traveling from Sydney in January, expect Lohja to be colder, temps between -4°C and -10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Lohja

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trips

Naantali, Haemeenlinna, Hanko, Raseborg, Parola
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Holy Cross Church ©
Holy Cross Church
Raseborg Castle ©
Raseborg Castle

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 16th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and then admire all the interesting features of Lappi Areena. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get in on the family fun at SantaPark, see Santa Claus Office, and then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi day trip app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Lohja to Rovaniemi. Traveling from Lohja in January, things will get a bit cooler in Rovaniemi: highs are around -10°C and lows about -17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): make a trip to Snow Village, explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, then make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally get your game on at Kid's Land. On the 19th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Levi trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Levi when traveling from Rovaniemi in January, with lows around -21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Levi

#Outdoors, #Trails, #Tours

Side Trip

Snow Village
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi
Snow Village ©
Snow Village

8
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Sibelius Hall and Marimekko. Let the collections at Fortress of Suomenlinna and Kansallisgalleria capture your imagination. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Aurinkolahti Beach, stop by Marimekko, wander the streets of Ullanlinna, and get a taste of the local shopping with Old Market Hall.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki day trip planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Levi to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Traveling from Levi in January, expect Helsinki to be a bit warmer, temps between -3°C and -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Shopping, #Historic Sites, #Parks

Side Trips

Flamingo Entertainment Centre, The Finnish Museum of Horology, Sibelius Hall
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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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