8 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

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8 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Levi
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

2
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.
On the 24th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence and then explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria. On the 25th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, make a trip to Senate Square, hunt for treasures at Old Market Hall, then see the interesting displays at Vantaa Art Museum, and finally explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Helsinki trip tool .

New Delhi, India to Helsinki is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 3 hours. Traveling from New Delhi in February, expect Helsinki to be much colder, temps between 0°C and -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

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

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 27th (Wed): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, look for gifts at LAURI, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Thu): get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and then get lost in a book at Rovaniemi City Library.

To see photos and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip maker tool .

Getting from Helsinki to Rovaniemi by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Helsinki in February, with highs in Rovaniemi at -6°C and lows at -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Tours Wildlife
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: get your game on at Kid's Land, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, and finally experience rural life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

For maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Levi trip maker .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Levi can reach -5°C, while at night they dip to -12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Tours Adventure
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi

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