9 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

9 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Newark
Fly:  16 h 45 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  4 h 30 min
3
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly:  16 h 45 min
End: Newark

1
day
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip maker tool.

Newark, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 16.5- hour flight. Traveling from Newark to Rovaniemi, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Newark in March: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around 30°F and lows are around 17°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Safaris

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage and then grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort. On the 16th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, and then enjoy some diversion at Kids' Land.

For photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Levi holiday tool.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 31°F, and evening lows to 16°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The National Museum of Finland and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Katajanokka and Nuuksio National Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Turku (Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova & Turku Castle). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, explore the world behind art at Sinebrychoff Art Museum, browse the exhibits of Mannerheim Museum, and admire the striking features of Pohjolan toimitalo.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Helsinki tour website.

Getting from Levi to Helsinki by combination of bus and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Levi in March; daily highs in Helsinki reach 37°F and lows reach 23°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Turku, Nuuksio National Park, Finnish Aviation Museum
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle

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