5 days in Helsinki Region, Levi & Rovaniemi Itinerary

5 days in Helsinki Region, Levi & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 1 night
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Levi
— 1 night
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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
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Helsinki

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, then brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Helsinki online day trip planner.

Vienna, Austria to Helsinki is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Vienna to Helsinki. Traveling from Vienna in January, things will get little chillier in Helsinki: highs are around -3°C and lows about -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to fly to Levi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums
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Levi

— 1 night
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities and then join the crowd at Icekarting Levi.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Levi tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Levi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Helsinki in January: high temperatures in Levi hover around -11°C and lows are around -21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
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Rovaniemi

— 2 nights

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 8th (Sat), make a trip to Santa Claus Village, then see Santa Claus Office, and then enjoy some diversion at Angry Birds Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Levi in January since evenings lows in Rovaniemi dip to -17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Fun & Games · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
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