9 days in Helsinki, Rovaniemi & Levi Itinerary

9 days in Helsinki, Rovaniemi & Levi Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland journey planner

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

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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: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, pause for some serene contemplation at Temppeliaukio Church, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki online road trip planner.

Ahmedabad, India to Helsinki is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Traveling from Ahmedabad to Helsinki, you'll gain 3.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Ahmedabad in December, with highs in Helsinki at 3°C and lows at -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Spas
Find places to stay Dec 20 — 22:

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 23rd (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, see Santa Claus Office, and then make a trip to Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Napapiirin Porofarmi, look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and then fly down the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip maker app.

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Rovaniemi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In December, Rovaniemi is a bit cooler than Helsinki - with highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Fun & Games
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Levi

— 3 nights
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Get in touch with nature at Levi Ski Resort and Elan Ski Shop & Rental. Change things up with a short trip to Safartica Yllas in Yllasjarvi (about 48 minutes away). There's more to do: soothe aching muscles at KuruYoga Levi and tour the pleasant surroundings at Yllas Ski Resort.

For photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Levi online visit planner.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Levi are -6°C, while nighttime lows are -15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Tours · Winter Sports · Parks

Side Trips

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