10 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

10 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
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Levi
— 1 night
3
Helsinki
— 5 nights

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Take a break from Rovaniemi with a short trip to Ranua Zoo in Ranua, about 1h 5 min away. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, and get your game on at Snowman World Igloo Hotel.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi day trip planner.

Kuching, Malaysia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Kuching to Rovaniemi. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Kuching in December: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -6°C and lows are around -13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Ranua Zoo
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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night
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 22nd (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, then bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort.

To find photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Levi holiday planning site.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Levi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Tours · Outdoors
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

5
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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, and admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki tour itinerary builder tool.

You can fly from Levi to Helsinki in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Levi in December; daily highs in Helsinki reach 3°C and lows reach -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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