14 days in Helsinki, Rovaniemi & Levi Itinerary

14 days in Helsinki, Rovaniemi & Levi Itinerary

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14 days in Helsinki, Rovaniemi & Levi Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
1
Helsinki
— 7 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Levi
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Helsinki

7
nights
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Room Escape Games and Porvoo Old Town. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Ahvenisto Activity Park (in Haemeenlinna), Holy Cross Church (in Parola) and Kotka (Kotka Sculpture Promenade & Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum). Pack the 27th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), admire the striking features of Rock Church, and get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip planner .

If you are flying in from India, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In February, plan for daily highs up to 0°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

Raseborg, Kotka, Vantaa Art Museum, Holy Cross Church, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Room Escape Games
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 28th (Thu), stop by Your Piece Of Finland, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and then get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Arktikum and then fly down the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi road trip planning website .

You can fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Helsinki in February: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -6°C and lows are around -11°C. On the 2nd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

3
nights
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
On the 2nd (Sat), don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures. On the 3rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort.

For maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Levi online tour planner .

Drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March in Levi, expect temperatures between 0°C during the day and -10°C at night. On the 5th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Levi

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Giewont Husky Adventures
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

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