13 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

13 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive
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Luosto
— 1 night
Drive
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Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive
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Levi
— 1 night
Fly
5
Helsinki
— 4 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.
Step out of Rovaniemi to go to Kemi and see Sampo Icebreaker, which is approximately 1h 45 min away. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, get some fabulous bargains at Marttiini Store Old Factory, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi tour itinerary planner.

New Delhi, India to Rovaniemi is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Rovaniemi. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from New Delhi in December, with highs in Rovaniemi at -6°C and lows at -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Wildlife · Fun & Games · Museums

Side Trip

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Luosto

Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
On the 25th (Tue), go deep underground at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Luosto route planner.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Luosto in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Rovaniemi in December since evenings lows in Luosto dip to -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Akaslompolo.
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Akaslompolo

On the 26th (Wed), look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop and then fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Akaslompolo attractions planning tool.

You can drive from Luosto to Akaslompolo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In December in Akaslompolo, expect temperatures between -5°C during the day and -15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Winter Sports · Outdoors · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): view the masterpieces at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, then get engrossed in the history at Samiland, and finally fly down the slopes at Kids' Land.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Levi road trip planner.

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Levi in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. December in Levi sees daily highs of -6°C and lows of -15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Levi

Museums · Fun & Games · Winter Sports · Outdoors
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Icekarting Levi ©
Auto Race Track
Icekarting Levi
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Samiland ©
History Museum
Samiland
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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 30th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki trip planning tool.

You can fly from Levi to Helsinki in 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. You'll have a few hours on the 31st (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Parks · Museums
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