8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Manchester
Fly:  6​h
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Levi
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  4​h 15​min
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h
Manchester

2
days
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On your second day here, snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, see Santa Claus Office, then get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, and finally make a trip to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas.

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Manchester, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus, car, ferry, and train. Traveling from Manchester to Rovaniemi, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manchester in December, expect Rovaniemi to be much colder, temps between -6°C and -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Levi.

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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
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SantaPark ©
SantaPark

1
day
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 13th (Thu): make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, then take an in-depth tour of Samiland, and finally gain insight at Kid's Land.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Levi itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Helsinki.

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Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

4
days
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.
Family-friendly places like Linnanmaki Amusement Park and Korkeasaari Zoo will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, explore the historical opulence of Fortress of Suomenlinna, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Helsinki route planner.

Getting from Levi to Helsinki by combination of bus and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Traveling from Levi in December, things will get a bit warmer in Helsinki: highs are around 3°C and lows about -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Korkeasaari Zoo ©
Korkeasaari Zoo

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