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: Madrid
Fly:  7 h 45 min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  4 h 30 min
2
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  10 h
End: Madrid

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo (about 48 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, get your game on at True VR, and admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church.

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Madrid, Spain to Helsinki is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Madrid to Helsinki is 1 hour. In December, Helsinki is slightly colder than Madrid - with highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
True VR ©
True VR

3
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Levi side-trips: Muonio (Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park & Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins). And it doesn't end there: explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort, stroll through Yllas Ski Resort, look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi.

To see more things to do and more tourist information, use the Levi online travel planner .

Fly from Helsinki to Levi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in December; daily highs in Levi reach -6°C and lows reach -15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Muonio, Yllas Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for wildlife, museums, fun & games, nightlife, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and see Santa Claus Office.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi visit planner.

Traveling by car from Levi to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Levi in January, Rovaniemi is somewhat warmer at night with lows of -17°C. On the 4th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Tours Outdoors
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Safaris
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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