12 days in Helsinki, Rovaniemi & Levi Itinerary

12 days in Helsinki, Rovaniemi & Levi Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 3 nights
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Rovaniemi
— 5 nights
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Levi
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Helsinki

— 3 nights

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Get some cultural insight at The Aalto House and Hietaniemi Cemetery. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Johannes Church and Pyhan Laurin kirkko. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Sinebrychoff Art Museum, admire the natural beauty at Kaisaniemi Botanic Garden, appreciate the extensive heritage of Toolo Bay (Toolonlahti), and steep yourself in history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

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Singapore, Singapore to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Traveling from Singapore to Helsinki, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in December, expect Helsinki to be colder, temps between 3°C and -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

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Rovaniemi

— 5 nights

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get outdoors at Napapiirin Porofarmi and Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Santa's House of Snowmobiles and Maupertuis Memorial. And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Rovaniemi Local History Museum, wander the wide-open spaces of Orbas Reindeer Farm, look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery.

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Getting from Helsinki to Rovaniemi by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Helsinki in December, with highs in Rovaniemi at -6°C and lows at -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Fun & Games

Side Trip

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Levi

— 3 nights
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Safartica Yllas and Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. Go for a jaunt from Levi to Yllasjarvi to see Jemes Sport about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Samiland, take some stellar pictures from Huippupolku, Peak Trail in Levi, don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, and experience rural life at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm.

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You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Levi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Levi

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

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