9 days in Helsinki, Saariselka & Levi Itinerary

9 days in Helsinki, Saariselka & Levi Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Saariselka
— 2 nights
3
Levi
— 1 night

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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Turun Kauppahalli and Academic Bookstore (Akateeminen Kirjakauppa). Get a sense of the local culture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Sinebrychoff Art Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Turku (Turku Castle & Galleria Joella). Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), and admire the masterpieces at Galerie Anhava.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Helsinki trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Helsinki is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sao Paulo to Helsinki is 5 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Sao Paulo in December; daily highs in Helsinki reach 3°C and lows reach -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Turku
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum

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nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
On the 2nd (Thu), tour or see a show at The Sami Cultural Centre Sajos, see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel. On the next day, look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop, hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort, and then see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Saariselka route planner.

Getting from Helsinki to Saariselka by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or drive. In January, Saariselka is little chillier than Helsinki - with highs of -11°C and lows of -20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

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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 4th (Sat), bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, then fly down the slopes at Kids' Land, then shop like a local with LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts Einari Junttila.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Levi tour builder website.

Getting from Saariselka to Levi by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to -11°C, and evening lows to -21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Museums · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Museum of Fine Arts Einari Junttila
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LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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