10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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10 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h
3
Kuusamo
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
4
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: London

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 24th (Tue): look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip maker site .

London, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 2 hours. In December, Rovaniemi is colder than London - with highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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: Muonio (Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins & Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park) and Lapland Hotels SnowVillage (in Kittila). There's much more to do: stroll through Levi Ski Resort, don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, hit the slopes at Kids' Land, and experience rural life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Levi trip planner.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. You've now added Ruka to your itinerary. On the 27th (Fri), fly down the slopes at Ruka.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Kuusamo online itinerary planner .

Fly from Levi to Kuusamo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December in Kuusamo, expect temperatures between -5°C during the day and -13°C at night. You'll set off for Helsinki on the 29th (Sun).

Things to do in Kuusamo

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Ruka ©
Ruka

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.
Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Espoo to see Nuuksio National Park about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, make a trip to Senate Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki travel route planning app .

Traveling by flight from Kuusamo to Helsinki takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Kuusamo in December, things will get a bit warmer in Helsinki: highs are around 3°C and lows about -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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