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
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

4
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.
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and The Esplanadi Park will appeal to history buffs. Appreciate the collections at Galerie Forsblom and Okra. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Helsinki: Hanko (Bellevue Beach & Gunnarstrand). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukion Church, browse the different shops at Kamppi Shopping Centre, browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki online journey maker .

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 December, expect Helsinki to be colder, temps between 3°C and -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Hanko
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 2nd (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas and then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

For where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi vacation planner.

You can fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in January; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -10°C and lows reach -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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 3rd (Fri): don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery and then ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort.

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You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in January, plan for slightly colder nights in Levi, with lows around -21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

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