8 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

8 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
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Levi
— 2 nights
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Helsinki
— 3 nights

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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.
On the 21st (Sat), make a trip to Santa Claus Office, then look for all kinds of wild species at Napapiirin Porofarmi, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip itinerary maker website.

Thessaloniki, Greece to Rovaniemi is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. In December, Rovaniemi is much colder than Thessaloniki - with highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Wildlife · Parks · Fun & Games
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi and then explore the striking landscape of Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: relax in the rural setting at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort, and then hit the slopes at Kids' Land.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Levi trip planner.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Levi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Trails

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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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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.
Change things up with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo (about 48 minutes away). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Helsinki road trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Levi to Helsinki takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Levi in December, with highs in Helsinki at 3°C and lows at -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka

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