9 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

9 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

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9 days in Lapland & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Newark

1
day
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 14th (Sat), take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip itinerary builder tool .

Newark, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 17-hour flight. Traveling from Newark to Rovaniemi, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Newark in March, things will get a bit cooler in Rovaniemi: highs are around 30°F and lows about 17°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Safaris

2
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.
On the 15th (Sun), make a trip to Snow Village and then ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Mon): experience rural life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and finally get your game on at Kids' Land.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Levi trip planner .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°F in March, and nighttime lows around 16°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Snow Village
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Snow Village ©
Snow Village

5
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Katajanokka and Kansallisgalleria. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Turku Castle and Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova. Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Espoo to see Nuuksio National Park about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), examine the collection at Design Museum, and contemplate the long history of Mannerheim Museum.

To find more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Helsinki trip itinerary website .

Getting from Levi to Helsinki by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Levi in March, expect Helsinki to be a bit warmer, temps between 37°F and 23°F. On the 21st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Turku, Finnish Aviation Museum, Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle

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