8 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

8 days in Helsinki & Lapland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 2 nights
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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
3
Levi
— 3 nights

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Keep things going the next day: stop by Liopro Finland - Handmade Souvenir, hunt for treasures at Market Square Kauppatori, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally stop by Katajanokka.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki route app.

New Delhi, India to Helsinki is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 3.5 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from New Delhi in December: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 3°C and lows are around -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 31st (Tue), take an in-depth tour of Arktikum and then find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an exotic tour of a safari tour and then make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi attractions planner.

You can fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In December, Rovaniemi is slightly colder than Helsinki - with highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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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 2nd (Thu): fly down the slopes at Kids' Land and then take a memorable tour with Levi Ski Resort. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, then get a taste of the local shopping with Elan Ski Shop & Rental, then view the masterpieces at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Levi route planner.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in January, Levi is slightly colder at night with lows of -21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Tours

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Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

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