6 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

6 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

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6 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

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

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.
On the 16th (Sun), get interesting insight from Tours, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukion Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally contemplate the long history of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. On the 17th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the resident critters at Korkeasaari Zoo, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and then take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Helsinki trip itinerary planner .

If you are flying in from India, the closest major airport is Helsinki Vantaa Airport. In June, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): see Santa Claus Office, explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery, then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and finally take an in-depth tour of Arktikum. Here are some ideas for day two: get a taste of life in the country at Poro Farmi, don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, then pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemen ortodoksinen kirkko, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi route planning website .

You can fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in June, expect nights in Rovaniemi to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are little chillier, around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Historic Sites Tours
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery

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.
On the 20th (Thu), kick your exploration up a notch at Levi Ski Resort.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Levi trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 7°C. On the 21st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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