Route & dates
Fly + Bus: 18 h 15 min
Rovaniemi— 3 nights
Drive: 2 h 15 min
Levi— 3 nights
Bus + Foot + Fly: 4 h 15 min
Helsinki— 5 nights
Fly: 15 h 15 min
Official Hometown of Santa Claus
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.Christmas House Santa and Pilke Science Centre will appeal to museum buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Rovaniemi Church and Korundi House of Culture. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, see Santa Claus Office, look for gifts at Kauppakeskus Sampokeskus, and have some family-friendly fun at Snowman World Igloo Hotel.
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Singapore, Singapore to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18.5- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Singapore to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Singapore in December: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -6°C and lows are around -13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Levi.
Things to do in Rovaniemi
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Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.Step out of the city life by going to Kids' Land and Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Sarestoniemi Museum and Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins. When in Levi, make a side trip to see Akaslompolo Sportshop in Akaslompolo, approximately Akaslompolo away. There's still lots to do: bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, find something for the whole family at Levi Huskypark, and make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures.
For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Levi road trip planning app.
You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -15°C. On the 12th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Helsinki.
Things to do in Levi
Levi Huskypark, Akaslompolo Sportshop, Giewont Husky Adventures, Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins, Sarestoniemi Museum
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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.Popular historic sites such as Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral are in your itinerary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Stockmann Department Store. Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Espoo to see Nuuksio National Park about 48 minutes away. Pack the 14th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, enjoy the sand and surf at Hietaranta Beach, hunt for treasures at Market Square Kauppatori, and stop by Artisaani.
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Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Levi to Helsinki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Levi in December, with highs in Helsinki at 3°C and lows at -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.
Things to do in Helsinki
Nuuksio National Park
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