8 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

Singapore
Fly:  15​h 15​min
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  4​h 15​min
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  18​h 15​min
Singapore

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day
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.
On the 11th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, explore the historical opulence of Fortress of Suomenlinna, and then wander the streets of Katajanokka.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip planning tool .

Singapore, Singapore to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Singapore to Helsinki, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in December; daily highs in Helsinki reach 3°C and lows reach -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Neighborhoods
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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka

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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.
On the 12th (Wed), glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort. On the next day, find something for the whole family at Levi Huskypark and then contemplate the long history of Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Levi online journey maker .

You can 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. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Helsinki in December: high temperatures in Levi hover around -6°C and lows are around -15°C. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Fri) before leaving for Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

#Winter Sports, #Trails, #Tours

Side Trips

Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins, Levi Huskypark
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Levi Huskypark ©
Levi Huskypark

2
days
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 14th (Fri), make a trip to Lordi's Square, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then examine the collection at Christmas House Santa, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see Santa Claus Office and then get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Levi to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are -6°C, while nighttime lows are -13°C. On the 16th (Sun), you're off tohome.

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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
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Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

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