9 days in Rovaniemi, Levi & Helsinki Itinerary

9 days in Rovaniemi, Levi & Helsinki Itinerary

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9 days in Rovaniemi, Levi & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h
End: Seattle

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night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 11th (Mon), find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, then wander the wide-open spaces of Poro Farmi, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and finally stop by Your Piece Of Finland.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi holiday site .

Seattle, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 10 hour difference. Traveling from Seattle in March, expect Rovaniemi to be cooler, temps between 30°F and 17°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Parks Tours
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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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 Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Change things up with a short trip to Safaris in Akaslompolo (about 1h 05 min away). The adventure continues: explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi and don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Levi road trip app .

Drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Levi are 31°F, while nighttime lows are 16°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Winter Sports Trails

Side Trips

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Safaris, Giewont Husky Adventures
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Safaris

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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.
Get outdoors at Nuuksio National Park and Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto. And it doesn't end there: expand your understanding of the military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, make a trip to Senate Square, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki trip itinerary planning tool .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Levi to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Levi in March, with highs in Helsinki at 37°F and lows at 23°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church

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