9 days in Levi & Helsinki Itinerary

9 days in Levi & Helsinki Itinerary

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9 days in Levi & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Edinburgh
Fly:  15​h
1
Levi
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Edinburgh

3
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.
Get outdoors at Levi Ski Resort and Nature & Wildlife Tours. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park and Kid's Land. Change things up with these side-trips from Levi: Snow Village (in Kittila) and Church of Sodankyla (in Sodankyla). And it doesn't end there: explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and relax in the rural setting at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To find reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Levi trip itinerary site .

Edinburgh, UK to Levi is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Edinburgh to Levi is 2 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Edinburgh in January: high temperatures in Levi hover around -11°C and lows are around -21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Church of Sodankyla, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Snow Village
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla

4
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Bellevue Beach and Aurinkolahti Beach. Get some cultural insight at Rock Church and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Step out of Helsinki to go to Raseborg and see Raseborg Castle, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, kick back and relax at Hietaranta Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki sightseeing planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Levi to Helsinki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Traveling from Levi in January, things will get somewhat warmer in Helsinki: highs are around -3°C and lows about -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Bellevue Beach, Raseborg Castle
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©

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