10 days in Helsinki Region & Lapland Itinerary

10 days in Helsinki Region & Lapland Itinerary

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10 days in Helsinki Region & Lapland Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  14​h
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

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.
Pack the 26th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Hietaranta Beach.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki day trip website .

Mumbai, India to Helsinki is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 3 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Mumbai in December, with highs in Helsinki at 3°C and lows at -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Parks, #Theme Parks, #Historic Sites
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Hietaranta Beach ©
Hietaranta Beach

2
nights
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 28th (Fri), ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Snow Village, explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, then make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Huippupolku, Peak Trail in Levi.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Levi day trip planning app .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Helsinki to Levi in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in December, expect Levi to be slightly colder, temps between -6°C and -15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

#Parks, #Winter Sports, #Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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nights
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 30th (Sun): take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, then get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, and finally make a trip to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get in on the family fun at SantaPark, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and then don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip itinerary planning site .

Drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Museums, #Wildlife
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris
SantaPark ©
SantaPark

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