12 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

12 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
2
Levi
— 2 nights
3
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights

4
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 24th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: explore the galleries of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip planning website.

Mumbai, India to Helsinki is an approximately 14-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from Mumbai to Helsinki. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Mumbai in December, with highs in Helsinki at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, thenview the masterpieces at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally make a trip to Huippupolku, Peak Trail in Levi. On the next day, ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Levi online trip planner.

You can fly from Helsinki to Levi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Helsinki in December, with highs in Levi at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Winter Sports Adventure

Side Trip

Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

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, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, get your game on at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, get some fabulous bargains at Marttiini Store Old Factory, and see where the action happens at Lappi Areena.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip builder site.

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Shopping Museums
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
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