10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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10 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  10​h 15​min
1
Kemi
— 1 night
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Levi
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  3​h
4
Saariselka
— 1 night
+2
bus + Fly + train:  4​h
5
Lahti
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Rauma
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
7
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
End: London

1
night
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. On the 13th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kemi Church, then explore the world behind art at Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery), and then pause for some serene contemplation at Tornio Church.

For photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Kemi online travel route planner .

London, UK to Kemi is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Kemi. In December, Kemi is much colder than London - with highs of -3°C and lows of -11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kemi

#Museums, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tornio Church
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Sampo Icebreaker ©
Sampo Icebreaker
Kemi Church ©
Kemi Church

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, then snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, and finally make a trip to Lordi's Square.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip maker site .

Traveling by train from Kemi to Rovaniemi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Childrens Museums, #Museums
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church
Pilke Science Centre ©
Pilke Science Centre

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, then don't miss a visit to Snow Village, then explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, and finally stroll through Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. On the 16th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Levi trip planning website .

Getting from Rovaniemi to Levi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Tours

Side Trip

Kittila
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Snow Village ©
Snow Village
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi

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Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Saariselka trip planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Levi to Saariselka takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in Saariselka sees daily highs of -7°C and lows of -17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Lahti.

Things to do in Saariselka

#Winter Sports, #Parks, #Outdoors
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

1
night
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. On the 18th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Motorcycle Museum of Finland, look for gifts at Pioni Ja Piironki, then enjoy some diversion at Lahti Sports Center, then admire the local landmark of Musical Fountain, and finally take a stroll around Sibelius Hall.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Lahti online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and train from Saariselka to Lahti takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Saariselka in December, with highs in Lahti at -1°C and lows at -6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can drive to Rauma.

Things to do in Lahti

#Fun & Games, #Shopping, #Museums

Side Trip

Pioni Ja Piironki
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Lahti Sports Center ©
Lahti Sports Center
Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall
Motorcycle Museum of Finland ©
Motorcycle Museum of Finland

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Rauma

Rauma ©
Rauma is a town and municipality of ca. On the 19th (Wed), learn about all things military at Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum, examine the collection at Marela Museum House, see the interesting displays at Kirsti - Sailor's Home Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of the Holy Cross, then look for gifts at Ruokapuoti Lumo, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Rauma.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Rauma travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Lahti to Rauma in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 1°C, and evening lows to -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rauma

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Shopping
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Old Rauma ©
Old Rauma
The Church of the Holy Cross ©
The Church of the Holy Cross

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Helsinki itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Rauma to Helsinki takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in December, and nighttime lows around -3°C. On the 21st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Fun & Games
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Room Escape Games

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