13 days in Helsinki, Levi & Rovaniemi Itinerary

13 days in Helsinki, Levi & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 7 nights
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Levi
— 3 nights
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Rovaniemi
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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.
Let the collections at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo) capture your imagination. Get a sense of the local culture at The National Museum of Finland and Temppeliaukio Church. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Bellevue Beach (in Hanko) and Fagervik Museum (in Inkoo). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with Hakaniemi Market, enjoy the sand and surf at Hietaranta Beach, and stroll through Aurinkolahti Beach.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki trip itinerary maker site.

Singapore, Singapore to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Singapore Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. Traveling from Singapore in December, expect Helsinki to be much colder, temps between 3°C and -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Shopping · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

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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.
Get some cultural insight at Samiland and LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery. Appreciate the collections at Sarestoniemi Museum and Museum of Fine Arts Einari Junttila. Change things up with these side-trips from Levi: Akaslompolo Sportshop (in Akaslompolo), Lapland Hotels SnowVillage (in Kittila) and Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins (in Muonio). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Kids' Land, bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, and don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Levi day trip site.

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Levi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in December; daily highs in Levi reach -6°C and lows reach -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Museums · Shopping · Winter Sports · Fun & Games

Side Trips

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus and then see Santa Claus Office. Here are some ideas for day two: get some fabulous bargains at Marttiini Store Old Factory, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, get engrossed in the history at Forestry Museum of Lapland, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, and finally look for gifts at Kauppakeskus Sampokeskus.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip maker website.

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 -6°C, while at night they dip to -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
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