Route & dates
13 days in Rovaniemi, Levi & Helsinki Itinerary
Fly: 18h 15min
Rovaniemi— 3 nights
Drive: 2h 15min
Levi— 3 nights
Fly: 4h 15min
Helsinki— 5 nights
Fly: 15h 15min
Official Hometown of Santa Claus
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Pilke Science Centre and Arktikum. Attractions like Santa Claus Village and Snowman World Igloo Hotel make great kid-friendly stops. There's lots more to do: see Santa Claus Office, stop by Kauppakeskus Sampokeskus, see the interesting displays at Lapland Forestry Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church.
To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi itinerary planner .
Singapore, Singapore to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Time (SGT) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 6 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Singapore in December; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -6°C and lows reach -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive 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.Do some cultural sightseeing at The Sarestoniemi Museum and Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins. Kids will appreciate attractions like Kid's Land and Levi Huskypark. Go for a jaunt from Levi to Akaslompolo to see Akaslompolo Sportshop about 58 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, relax in the rural setting at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures.
To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Levi day trip app .
You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Levi are -6°C, while nighttime lows are -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Helsinki.
Things to do in Levi
Kittila, Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins, Levi Huskypark, Akaslompolo Sportshop
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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.Escape the urban bustle at Hietaranta Beach and Nuuksio National Park. Appreciate the collections at Fortress of Suomenlinna and Kansallisgalleria. Pack the 14th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and look for gifts at Pien.
To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Helsinki trip planner .
Getting from Levi to Helsinki by combination of bus and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Levi in December: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 3°C and lows are around -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel back home.
Things to do in Helsinki
Nuuksio National Park
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