7 days in Helsinki Region & Lapland Itinerary

7 days in Helsinki Region & Lapland Itinerary

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7 days in Helsinki Region & Lapland Itinerary

Start: Miami, Florida
Fly:  13 h
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  4 h 15 min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  15 h 30 min
End: Miami, Florida

1
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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 2nd (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral. On the 3rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get in on the family fun at Linnanmaki Amusement Park.

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Miami, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 13-hour combination of tram and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Miami to Helsinki, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Miami in January: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 26°F and lows are around 17°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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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 4th (Fri), kick your exploration up a notch at Levi Ski Resort. On the 5th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Snow Village, then explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, then don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally go for a walk through Huippupolku, Peak Trail in Levi.

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Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Helsinki to Levi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in January, things will get slightly colder in Levi: highs are around 15°F and lows about -1°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

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

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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 6th (Sun): stop by Your Piece Of Finland, browse the different shops at Arctic Circle Mall, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at SantaPark.

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You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Rovaniemi when traveling from Levi in January, with lows around 6°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

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Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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