11 days in Helsinki, Rovaniemi & Levi Itinerary

11 days in Helsinki, Rovaniemi & Levi Itinerary

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11 days in Helsinki, Rovaniemi & Levi Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Levi
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Helsinki

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and finally brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at Linnanmaki Amusement Park.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Helsinki trip itinerary builder site .

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in December, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Santa Claus Village. Family-friendly places like Safaris and SantaPark will thrill your kids. The adventure continues: see Santa Claus Office, don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ortodox Church Rovaniemi, and enjoy some diversion at Snowman World Igloo Hotel.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi online route planner .

You can fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in December; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -6°C and lows reach -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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Snowman World Igloo Hotel ©
Snowman World Igloo Hotel
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

5
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Levi Ski Resort. Get out of town with these interesting Levi side-trips: Enontekio (Enontekio Church & Jyppyra lookout), Akaslompolo Sportshop (in Akaslompolo) and Kittila (Taatsin seita & Snow Village). The adventure continues: explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, stroll through Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, take an in-depth tour of Samiland, and make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Levi travel route planner .

Getting from Rovaniemi to Levi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Kittila, Enontekio, Akaslompolo Sportshop, Levi Huskypark
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Levi Huskypark ©
Levi Huskypark
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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