7 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

7 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

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7 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

Start: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  12​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  19​h
End: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

3
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Rock Church and Johannes Church. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Nuuksio National Park and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Cathedral of Porvoo in Porvoo--about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Katajanokka, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, admire the striking features of The National Library of Finland, and learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

For reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki visit planning app .

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic to Helsinki is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of flight and ferry. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Santo Domingo to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in November, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Cathedral of Porvoo, Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park

1
day
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 (Tue): glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort.

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Getting from Helsinki to Levi by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In November, Levi is a bit cooler than Helsinki - with highs of -3°C and lows of -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 11th (Wed), see Santa Claus Office, stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, then catch some excitement at Feelapland, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi travel planner .

Drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between -2°C during the day and -7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Historic Sites Fun & Games
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German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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