5 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

5 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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5 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Aalborg
Fly:  10​h 15​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Aalborg

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day
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 26th (Wed), find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, then see Santa Claus Office, and then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi attractions website .

Aalborg, Denmark to Rovaniemi is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Aalborg to Rovaniemi is 1 hour. In December, Rovaniemi is colder than Aalborg - with highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Fun & Games
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Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

1
night
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Levi sightseeing website .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Levi are -6°C, while nighttime lows are -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Tours
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

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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.
On the 28th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then make a trip to Senate Square, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence and then get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Helsinki online trip maker .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Levi to Helsinki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. In December, Helsinki is a bit warmer than Levi - with highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C. On the 29th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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