8 days in Levi, Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

8 days in Levi, Rovaniemi & Helsinki Itinerary

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Fly to Kittilä Airport, Drive to Levi
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Levi
— 2 nights
Drive
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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly
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Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly

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Levi

— 2 nights
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 (Wed), bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi. Keep things going the next day: explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort.

For more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Levi road trip app.

San Francisco, USA to Levi is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from San Francisco to Levi, you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in December, things will get much colder in Levi: highs are around -6°C and lows about -15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Adventure · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Dec 15 — 17:

Rovaniemi

— 2 nights

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 17th (Fri): stroll through Napapiirin Porofarmi, stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and then let the kids burn off some steam at Angry Birds Park. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, then see Santa Claus Office, and then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip planner.

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Fun & Games · Parks · Museums · Shopping
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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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip itinerary builder site.

Fly from Rovaniemi to Helsinki in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, expect Helsinki to be somewhat warmer, temps between 3°C and -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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