10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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10 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Zagreb
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Zagreb

3
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.
Step out of Helsinki to go to Espoo and see Nuuksio National Park, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, make a trip to Senate Square, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki online trip itinerary builder .

Zagreb, Croatia to Helsinki is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 1 hour. Traveling from Zagreb in December, expect nights in Helsinki to be about the same, around -3°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, Vantaa Art Museum
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

3
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.
Explore Levi's surroundings by going to Snow Village (in Kittila) and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio). Next up on the itinerary: ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort, make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, and deepen your understanding at Kids' Land.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Levi tour itinerary maker site .

You can fly from Helsinki to Levi in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in December, things will get a bit cooler in Levi: highs are around -6°C and lows about -15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Kittila, Yllas Ski Resort, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for wildlife, museums, fun & games, nightlife, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip planner .

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Levi in January since evenings lows in Rovaniemi dip to -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

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