7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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7 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly:  5​h 30​min
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  4​h 30​min
Saariselka
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Levi
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  4​h 30​min
Turku
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
Tampere
— 1 night
train + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Brussels

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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.
On the 1st (Sat), admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki online holiday planner .

Brussels, Belgium to Helsinki is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Brussels in December; daily highs in Helsinki reach 3°C and lows reach -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Saariselka.

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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Room Escape Games
Sibelius Monument ©
Sibelius Monument

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Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Saariselka trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Helsinki to Saariselka in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Helsinki in December, expect nights in Saariselka to be cooler, around -17°C, while days are slightly colder, around -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 4th (Tue), make a trip to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then find something for the whole family at SantaPark.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi online trip maker .

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Rovaniemi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are -6°C, while nighttime lows are -13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can go by car to Levi.

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SantaPark ©
SantaPark
Safaris
Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas ©
Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): get all the equipment you need at Levi Ski Resort.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Levi trip builder tool .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Turku.

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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then admire the landmark architecture of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

To see where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Turku trip planner .

Getting from Levi to Turku by combination of bus and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Levi in December; daily highs in Turku reach 1°C and lows reach -4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Tampere.

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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampere Cathedral, then examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, then enjoy breathtaking views from Nasinneula Tower, and finally stroll through Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Tampere attractions planning tool .

Traveling by train from Turku to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 0°C, and evening lows to -6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Tampere Cathedral ©
Tampere Cathedral

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