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
— 3 nights
Drive + 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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sun): stop by Liopro Finland - Handmade Souvenir, don't miss a visit to Market Square Kauppatori, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukion Church, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally take a stroll through Katajanokka.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Helsinki online tour planner .

New Delhi, India to Helsinki is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Helsinki is minus 3 hours. Traveling from New Delhi in December, expect Helsinki to be much colder, temps between 3°C and -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Historic Sites Shopping
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
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Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Arktikum and then get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus. On the 1st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas and then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi travel route website .

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Rovaniemi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Helsinki in December, with highs in Rovaniemi at -6°C and lows at -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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Arktikum ©
Arktikum

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): gain insight at Kids' Land and then gear up at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental, then view the masterpieces at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Levi trip itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in January, Levi is slightly colder at night with lows of -21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Giewont Husky Adventures
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

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