7 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

7 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

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7 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

Start: Billund
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
3
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Billund

1
night
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 8th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, then expand your understanding of the military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, see the interesting displays at Vantaa Art Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then make a trip to Senate Square, and finally get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Helsinki trip itinerary website .

Billund, Denmark to Helsinki is an approximately 5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Billund to Helsinki is 1 hour. Traveling from Billund in February, you will find days in Helsinki are slightly colder (0°C), and nights are about the same (-3°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Vantaa Art Museum
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
nights
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 10th (Sun): ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, don't miss a visit to Snow Village, and then admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Levi online trip builder .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Helsinki to Levi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in February, expect Levi to be a bit cooler, temps between -5°C and -12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Tours Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Snow Village
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Snow Village ©
Snow Village

2
nights
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 12th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then look for gifts at LAURI, then make a trip to Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village. On the 13th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi itinerary maker .

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. February in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of -6°C and lows of -11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Tours Outdoors
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

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