7 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

7 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Billund
Fly:  4 h 45 min
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  4 h 15 min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
Bus:  2 h 30 min
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, step into the grandiose world of 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. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, see the interesting displays at Vantaa Art Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and finally make a trip to The Esplanadi Park.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki online trip itinerary planner.

Billund, Denmark to Helsinki is an approximately 5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Billund in February, expect nights in Helsinki to be about the same, around -3°C, while days are little chillier, around 0°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
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio 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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage and then join the crowd at Icekarting Levi.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Levi trip maker tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Helsinki to Levi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In February, Levi is a bit cooler than Helsinki - with highs of -5°C and lows of -12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Adventure Winter Sports Tours

Side Trip

Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 12th (Tue), take an exotic tour of a safari tour, look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village. On your second day here, get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church.

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Getting from Levi to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In February in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Tours Outdoors
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

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