18 days in Helsinki, Levi & Rovaniemi Itinerary

18 days in Helsinki, Levi & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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Helsinki
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Levi
— 4 nights
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Rovaniemi
— 5 nights
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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 20th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: deepen your knowledge of military history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station, pause for some serene contemplation at Temppeliaukio Church, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Helsinki itinerary planner.

Gaborone, Botswana to Helsinki is an approximately 27-hour flight. You can also fly. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Gaborone in December; daily highs in Helsinki reach 3°C and lows reach -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

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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.
Go for a jaunt from Levi to Muonio to see Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park about 58 minutes away. Spend the 21st (Mon) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. The adventure continues: fly down the slopes at Kids' Land, look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, get in on the family fun at Levi Huskypark, and stop by Elan Ski Shop & Rental.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Levi trip itinerary builder website.

Fly from Helsinki to Levi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Helsinki in December: high temperatures in Levi hover around -6°C and lows are around -15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Trails

Side Trips

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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.
When in Rovaniemi, make a side trip to see Ranua Zoo in Ranua, approximately Ranua away. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, identify plant and animal life at Napapiirin Porofarmi, and find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi travel planner.

Getting from Levi to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. December in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Parks · Theme Parks · Wildlife

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