12 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

12 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive
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Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive
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Levi
— 2 nights
Fly
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Helsinki
— 6 nights
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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then make a trip to Santa Claus Office, then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, and finally get some fabulous bargains at Marttiini Store Old Factory. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Lordi's Square, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and then get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip itinerary site.

New Delhi, India to Rovaniemi is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 3.5 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from New Delhi in December; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -6°C and lows reach -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Outdoors
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Akaslompolo

Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop and then fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Akaslompolo trip builder website.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Akaslompolo can reach -5°C, while at night they dip to -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Shopping

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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Ski Area
Yllas Ski Resort
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Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Akaslompolo Sportshop
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Levi

Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, then view the masterpieces at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally hit the slopes at Kids' Land. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Levi day trip website.

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Levi in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

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Levi Ski Resort ©
Biking Trail
Levi Ski Resort
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Icekarting Levi ©
Auto Race Track
Icekarting Levi
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Helsinki

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.
Pack the 28th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, and make a trip to Senate Square.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki road trip website.

Traveling by flight from Levi to Helsinki takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In December, Helsinki is a bit warmer than Levi - with highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C. On the 31st (Mon), you're off to home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Theme Parks
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