14 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

14 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

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Fly
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Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly
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Kemi
— 1 night
Drive
3
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive to Kittilä Airport, Fly to Suvarnabhumi Airport

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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Room Escape Games and Porvoo Old Town. There's lots more to do: expand your understanding of the military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, browse the exhibits of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and hunt for treasures at Hakaniemi Market.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki visit planner.

Bangkok, Thailand to Helsinki is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time (ICT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 5 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Bangkok in December; daily highs in Helsinki reach 3°C and lows reach -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Side Trip

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1
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Kemi

Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tornio Church, visit Sampo Icebreaker, then explore the world behind art at Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery), and finally admire the landmark architecture of Kemi Church.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Kemi trip itinerary builder site.

Fly from Helsinki to Kemi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Helsinki in December: high temperatures in Kemi hover around -3°C and lows are around -11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kemi

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Kemi Church ©
Architectural Building
Kemi Church
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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Rovaniemi Church and Feelapland. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, get lost in a book at Rovaniemi City Library, see Santa Claus Office, and stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Kemi to Rovaniemi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 29:
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Akaslompolo

Lapland Safaris Yllas has been added to your itinerary. On the 30th (Sun), take an exotic tour of Lapland Safaris Yllas and then hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort. On the next day, explore the striking landscape of Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Akaslompolo trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Akaslompolo are -5°C, while nighttime lows are -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Winter Sports

Side Trips

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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Ski Area
Yllas Ski Resort
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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.
You've now added Winter Laser World - Levi to your itinerary. Explore hidden gems such as Kids' Land and Icekarting Levi. Step out of Levi to go to Kittila and see Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, which is approximately 46 minutes away. Spend the 1st (Tue) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. There's lots more to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and relax in the rural setting at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To see reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Levi trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Levi takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Levi sees daily highs of -6°C and lows of -15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trip

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Levi Ski Resort ©
Biking Trail
Levi Ski Resort
4.4
Winter Laser World - Levi ©
Entertainment Center
Winter Laser World - Levi
4.7
Icekarting Levi ©
Auto Race Track
Icekarting Levi
4.8

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