10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Zagreb
Fly:  5 h 30 min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  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.
Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip itinerary maker.

Zagreb, Croatia to Helsinki is an approximately 6- hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Zagreb to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Zagreb, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Helsinki, ranging from highs of 3°C to lows of -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Vantaa Art Museum, Nuuksio National Park
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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Levi side-trips: Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio) and Lapland Hotels SnowVillage (in Kittila). There's much more to do: grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort, join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, hit the slopes at Kids' Land, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Yllas Ski Resort.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Levi tour itinerary tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Helsinki to Levi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Helsinki in December, with highs in Levi at -6°C and lows at -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

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

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, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, and get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Levi to Rovaniemi takes 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. On the 4th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Wildlife Tours
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

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