7 days in Helsinki Region & Lapland Itinerary

7 days in Helsinki Region & Lapland Itinerary

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Helsinki
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Levi
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Rovaniemi
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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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 2nd (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu): find something for the whole family at Linnanmaki Amusement Park.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki trip maker website.

Miami, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 13-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Miami to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Miami in January; daily highs in Helsinki reach 26°F and lows reach 17°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
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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), get all the equipment you need at Levi Ski Resort. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, then make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally take some stellar pictures from Huippupolku, Peak Trail in Levi.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Levi trip maker website.

Getting from Helsinki to Levi by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in January; daily highs in Levi reach 15°F and lows reach -1°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Trails · Adventure

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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 ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, buy something for everyone on your list at Arctic Circle Mall, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. Keep things going the next day: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi online road trip planner.

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Levi in January, expect a bit warmer with lows of 6°F in Rovaniemi. On the 7th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Shopping · Outdoors · Wildlife
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
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