8 days in Lapland, Lakeland & Helsinki Itinerary

8 days in Lapland, Lakeland & Helsinki Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 1 night
2
Levi
— 3 nights
3
Tampere
— 1 night
4
Helsinki
— 2 nights

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night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 19th (Sat), stop by Your Piece Of Finland.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip itinerary site.

London, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Rovaniemi. In January, Rovaniemi is much colder than London - with highs of -10°C and lows of -17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Icekarting Levi and Lapland Hotels SnowVillage. Spend the 21st (Mon) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. There's much more to do: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, have some family-friendly fun at G2 ICEKARTING, hit the slopes at Kids' Land, and don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Levi day trip app.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in January, plan for little chillier nights in Levi, with lows around -21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Kittila
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, stop by Tallipihan Suklaapuoti, see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and finally have some family-friendly fun at PortaaliVR.

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Fly from Levi to Tampere in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Levi in January; daily highs in Tampere reach -5°C and lows reach -12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Fun & Games
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Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

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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.
On the 25th (Fri), explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), stop by Pieni Suklaatehdas, make a trip to Porvoo Old Town, then make a trip to Senate Square, and finally explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to -3°C, and evening lows to -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Porvoo
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Room Escape Games
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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