10 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

10 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

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Helsinki
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Levi
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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Katajanokka. You'll explore and learn at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and The National Museum of Finland. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Temppeliaukio Church, don't miss a visit to The Esplanadi Park, stop by Ullanlinna, and explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip planner.

Chicago, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Chicago to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. In September, Helsinki is a bit cooler than Chicago - with highs of 61°F and lows of 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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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 1st (Sun): explore the activities along Pakasaivo. On the 2nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: join the crowd at Icekarting Levi and then explore the striking landscape of Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Levi trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Helsinki to Levi in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Helsinki in October: high temperatures in Levi hover around 37°F and lows are around 27°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Muonio
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Pakasaivo ©
Pakasaivo
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi