10 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

10 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

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10 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  18​h 15​min
End: Singapore

3
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Room Escape Games and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Porvoo Old Town in Porvoo, about 50 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rock Church, pause for some photo ops at Sibelius Monument, make a trip to Senate Square, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Helsinki trip planner .

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. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Singapore to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. In December, Helsinki is much colder than Singapore - with highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Spas

Side Trip

Porvoo Old Town
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Room Escape Games

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Levi Ski Resort and Ice Karting Levi. Step out of Levi with an excursion to Snow Village in Kittila--about 46 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, have some family-friendly fun at G2 Ice Karting Levi, and gain insight at Kid's Land.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Levi trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Helsinki to Levi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in December, things will get little chillier in Levi: highs are around -6°C and lows about -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

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

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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 3rd (Thu): find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, then get in on the family fun at SantaPark, and then snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, get lost in a book at Rovaniemi City Library, then look for gifts at LAURI, and finally admire all the interesting features of Tatuka Palvelut.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi road trip planning app .

Getting from Levi to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Levi in January, expect somewhat warmer with lows of -17°C in Rovaniemi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Tatuka Palvelut
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

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