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 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  15​h
End: Seattle

1
day
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip maker .

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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from Seattle to Rovaniemi. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Seattle in March: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around 30°F and lows are around 17°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Safaris
Your Piece Of Finland ©
Your Piece Of Finland

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Nature & Wildlife Tours and Snow Village. Step out of the city life by going to Levi Ski Resort and Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm. Step out of Levi to go to Akaslompolo and see Seven Fells Up, which is approximately 1h 05 min away. There's more to do: admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi and tour the pleasant surroundings at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Levi trip maker app .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Levi are 31°F, while nighttime lows are 16°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Adventure

Side Trips

Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, Seven Fells Up, Snow Village
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Snow Village ©
Snow Village
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Teijo national park and Hiidenvuori. Get outdoors at Arboretum Mustila and Riverside Park. Change things up with a short trip to Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area in Kouvola (about 2 hours away). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, head outdoors with King's Road, and admire the striking features of The National Library of Finland.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Helsinki trip itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Levi to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or drive. In March, Helsinki is somewhat warmer than Levi - with highs of 37°F and lows of 23°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Teijo national park, Riverside Park, Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, Arboretum Mustila, King's Road
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Hiidenvuori ©
Hiidenvuori
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©

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