9 days in Joensuu, Levi & Rovaniemi Itinerary

9 days in Joensuu, Levi & Rovaniemi Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sydney
Fly:  31 h
1
Joensuu
— 1 day
Fly + Drive:  7 h 15 min
2
Levi
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
Fly:  26 h
End: Sydney

1
day
Joensuu

Joensuu ©
Joensuu is a city and municipality in North Karelia in the province of Eastern Finland. Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): glide through natural beauty at Lykynlampi Outdoor Centre, admire the masterpieces at Joensuun Taidemuseo Onni, then make a trip to Sculpture Susi Kosiomatkalla, then examine the collection at Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma, and finally look for gifts at Kauppakeskus Iso Myy.

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Sydney, Australia to Joensuu is an approximately 33- hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to Joensuu, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Sydney in December: high temperatures in Joensuu hover around -1°C and lows are around -6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Joensuu

Museums Winter Sports Parks
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Joensuun Taidemuseo Onni ©
Joensuun Taidemuseo Onni
Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma ©
Pohjois-Karjalan museo Hilma
Kauppakeskus Iso Myy ©
Kauppakeskus Iso Myy

1
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 28th (Fri), ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort. On your second day here, view the masterpieces at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, then bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, then get engrossed in the history at Samiland, and finally fly down the slopes at Kids' Land.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Levi visit planner.

Explore your travel options from Joensuu to Levi with the Route module. Traveling from Joensuu in December, things will get little chillier in Levi: highs are around -6°C and lows about -15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery
Samiland ©
Samiland

4
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get some cultural insight at Arktikum and Rovaniemi Church. Christmas House Santa and Pilke Science Centre will appeal to museum buffs. When in Rovaniemi, make a side trip to see Amethyst Mine Lapland in Luosto, approximately Luosto away. And it doesn't end there: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, and get your game on at Snowman World Igloo Hotel.

For more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip planner.

Drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C at night. On the 2nd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Theme Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Amethyst Mine Lapland
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Safaris
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

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