8 days in Helsinki, Rovaniemi & Levi Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki, Rovaniemi & Levi Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland trip itinerary planner

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Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly
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Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive
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Levi
— 1 night
Drive
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Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly
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Helsinki
— 2 nights
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Helsinki

— 2 nights

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 (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) and then learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, and then take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki day trip planning website.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Helsinki is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Dubai in November, expect Helsinki to be cooler, temps between 5°C and 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Nov 2 — 4:

Rovaniemi

— 1 night

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): admire all the interesting features of Napapiirin Porofarmi, then see Santa Claus Office, and then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi online holiday planner.

Fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in November, expect Rovaniemi to be little chillier, temps between -2°C and -7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Museums
Find places to stay Nov 4 — 5:

Levi

— 1 night
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
On the 6th (Sat), explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Levi attractions site.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in November, Levi is a bit cooler at night with lows of -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Adventure · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Nov 5 — 6:
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Rovaniemi

— 1 night

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell and then get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Levi to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 6 — 7:

Helsinki

— 2 nights

Daughter of the Baltic

Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki online trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Rovaniemi to Helsinki in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Rovaniemi in November: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 5°C and lows are around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Tue) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Nov 7 — 9: