8 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

8 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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8 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly + Drive:  14​h
1
Levi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
3
Kemi
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Dubai

1
night
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
On the 15th (Sat), have some family-friendly fun at G2 Ice Karting Levi, explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, then look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental, and finally gain insight at Kids' Land. Here are some ideas for day two: fly down the slopes at Levi Ski Resort.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Levi is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 2 hours. In February, Levi is cooler than Dubai - with highs of -5°C and lows of -12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
G2 ICEKARTING ©
G2 ICEKARTING
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then have fun at Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Levi to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Kemi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Safaris
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

1
night
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. On the 18th (Tue), head off the coast to Perameren Kansallispuisto, look for all kinds of wild species at Kotielainpuisto Arkadia, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kemi Church.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Kemi trip planner .

Getting from Rovaniemi to Kemi by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. February in Kemi sees daily highs of -4°C and lows of -11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kemi

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Kotielainpuisto Arkadia
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Kotielainpuisto Arkadia ©
Kotielainpuisto Arkadia
Kemi Church ©
Kemi Church

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): hunt for treasures at Old Market Hall, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, then learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. On your second day here, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukion Church, admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station, then stroll around The Esplanadi Park, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Helsinki trip planner .

You can fly from Kemi to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Kemi in February, things will get a bit warmer in Helsinki: highs are around 0°C and lows about -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Room Escape Games
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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