10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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1
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
2
Levi
— 1 night
3
Vaasa
— 1 day
4
Tampere
— 3 nights
5
Helsinki
— 3 nights

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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 23rd (Sun), browse the different shops at Arctic Circle Mall, thenlook for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, thentake an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi travel planner.

New York City, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 16-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from New York City to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in December, things will get cooler in Rovaniemi: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Shopping Museums
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Your Piece Of Finland ©
Your Piece Of Finland
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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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.
On the 24th (Mon), grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Levi trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Levi are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Levi

Adventure Tours Outdoors
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

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Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. On the 25th (Tue), explore the striking landscape at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Vaasa journey planner.

Fly from Levi to Vaasa in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Levi in December, expect Vaasa to be a bit warmer, temps between °F and °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Vaasa

Nature Wildlife Parks
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Visit Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas and Finlayson Church for their historical value. Head to Laukko Manor and Haihara Art Centrefor some retail therapy. Venture out of the city with trips to The Parola Armour Museum (in Parola) and Laurinmaki Crofter's Museum (in Janakkala). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, stop by Keittioelamaa, take in the exciting artwork at Galleria Ronga, and stroll through Rauhaniemi Beach.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Tampere trip itinerary builder.

Take a train from Vaasa to Tampere in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Laukko Manor, The Parola Armour Museum, Laurinmaki Crofter's Museum
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Laukko Manor ©
Laukko Manor
The Parola Armour Museum ©
The Parola Armour Museum
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

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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.
Get some historical perspective at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. For shopping fun, head to Kamppi Shopping Centre or Market Square Kauppatori. Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo--about 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), wander the streets of Ullanlinna, and stop by Artisaani.

To see ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Helsinki route builder website.

Drive from Tampere to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Tampere in December: highs in Helsinki hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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