9 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

9 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

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9 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  18​h 15​min
End: Singapore

4
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.
Pack the 30th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, stroll through Korkeasaari Zoo, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and contemplate the long history of Fortress of Suomenlinna.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Helsinki trip maker site .

Singapore, Singapore to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Helsinki is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Singapore in December, expect Helsinki to be colder, temps between 3°C and -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Historic Sites, #Theme Parks, #Museums
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): make a trip to Snow Village, then admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, then don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Huippupolku, Peak Trail in Levi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed): ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort.

To find maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Levi trip planning tool .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Helsinki to Levi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Helsinki in December, with highs in Levi at -6°C and lows at -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

#Adventure, #Winter Sports, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Snow Village
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi
Snow Village ©
Snow Village

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): stop by Your Piece Of Finland, browse the different shops at Arctic Circle Mall, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, and finally get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi online travel route planner .

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Levi in January, expect somewhat warmer with lows of -17°C in Rovaniemi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Shopping, #Outdoors
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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