10 days in Helsinki, Levi & Rovaniemi Itinerary

10 days in Helsinki, Levi & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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Helsinki
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Levi
— 2 nights
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Rovaniemi
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Helsinki
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Helsinki

— 3 nights

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, look for gifts at Taiga Colors, take a stroll through Katajanokka, then step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally take a stroll through Ullanlinna. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around Nuuksio National Park.

To see where to stay and other tourist information, use the Helsinki holiday planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Helsinki is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Dubai in April; daily highs in Helsinki reach 9°C and lows reach 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Levi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature · Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Levi

— 2 nights
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Elan Ski Shop & Rental and then join the crowd at Icekarting Levi.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Levi trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Levi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, Levi is slightly colder than Helsinki - with highs of 3°C and lows of -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Adventure · Tours
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Rovaniemi

— 2 nights

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, and then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Lordi's Square, stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi journey tool.

Traveling by car from Levi to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Museums
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Helsinki

— 1 night

Daughter of the Baltic

Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Old Market Hall, then make a trip to Senate Square, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). On the 17th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, then walk around The Esplanadi Park, and finally look for gifts at Pien Shop & Bar.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip planner.

You can fly from Rovaniemi to Helsinki in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Rovaniemi in April: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 9°C and lows are around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Fun & Games
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