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

1
day
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, make a trip to Santa Claus Office, and then get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village.

Plan my day in Rovaniemi using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Aalborg, Denmark to Rovaniemi is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In December, Rovaniemi is colder than Aalborg - with highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can drive 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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Levi tour itinerary tool .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December in Levi, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Trails Tours
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then make a trip to Senate Square, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence and then get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Helsinki road trip tool .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Levi to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Levi in December: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 3°C and lows are around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to 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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