9 days in Lapland, Central Finland & Helsinki Region Itinerary

9 days in Lapland, Central Finland & Helsinki Region Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 1 day
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Levi
— 2 nights
3
Jyvaskyla
— 1 day
4
Helsinki
— 4 nights

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Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

To see maps and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi online day trip planner.

New York City, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 16-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from New York City to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. While traveling from New York City, expect cooler days and slightly colder nights in Rovaniemi, ranging from highs of 38°F to lows of 26°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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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 22nd (Mon): bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, and then identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. Here are some ideas for day two: grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Levi road trip app.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Levi are 38°F, while nighttime lows are 25°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Jyvaskyla.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Tours · Adventure

Side Trip

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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Jyvaskyla

Jyvaskyla ©
Jyväskylä is a city and municipality in Finland and in the western part of the Finnish Lakeland. Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): learn about all things military at Finnish Air Force Museum, examine the collection at The Alvar Aalto Museum, and then find something for the whole family at Nokkakivi Amusement Park.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Jyvaskyla day trip app.

You can fly from Levi to Jyvaskyla in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Levi in April: highs in Jyvaskyla hover around 44°F, while lows dip to 27°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Jyvaskyla

Theme Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Nokkakivi Amusement Park
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Finnish Air Force Museum ©
Finnish Air Force Museum
The Alvar Aalto Museum ©
The Alvar Aalto Museum

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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 27th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church.

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Drive from Jyvaskyla to Helsinki in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to 47°F, and evening lows to 32°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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