7 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

7 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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7 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Perth
Fly:  25​h
1
Rovaniemi
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
2
Kittila
— 2 nights
bus:  15​min
3
Levi
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly:  22​h 15​min
End: Perth

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 19th (Wed), make a trip to Lordi's Square, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi tour planner .

Perth, Australia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 25-hour flight. Traveling from Perth to Rovaniemi, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Perth in December, things will get colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around -6°C and lows about -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Tours, #Wildlife
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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Kittila

Kittila ©
Kittilä is a municipality of Finland and a popular holiday resort.It is located in northern Finland north of the Arctic Circle within the Lapland region. On the 20th (Thu), make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, then don't miss a visit to Snow Village, then look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop, and finally explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts Einari Junttila. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Fri): see the interesting displays at The Sarestoniemi Museum and then explore the ancient world of Taatsin seita.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Kittila tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Kittila in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Kittila can reach -5°C, while at night they dip to -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can take a bus to Levi.

Things to do in Kittila

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Shopping

Side Trip

Akaslompolo Sportshop
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Taatsin seita ©
Taatsin seita
Snow Village ©
Snow Village
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, then get engrossed in the history at Samiland, and finally get your game on at Kid's Land.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Levi trip itinerary builder website .

Levi is just a stone's throw from Kittila. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Levi

#Museums, #Fun & Games
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Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, make a trip to Senate Square, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, and finally browse the exhibits of Fortress of Suomenlinna.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Helsinki trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Levi to Helsinki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Levi in December: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 3°C and lows are around -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Historic Sites, #Museums
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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