10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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Fly
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Rovaniemi
— 1 day
Drive
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Levi
— 1 night
Fly
3
Vaasa
— 1 day
Train
4
Tampere
— 3 nights
Drive
5
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly

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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

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, then look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, then take 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 22°F and lows about 11°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Shopping
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Arktikum ©
History Museum
Arktikum
4.1
Your Piece Of Finland ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Your Piece Of Finland
4.2

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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 22°F, while nighttime lows are 8°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Winter Sports · Adventure · Outdoors
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Biking Trail
Levi Ski Resort
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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 35°F and 26°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Vaasa

Wildlife · Parks · Nature

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nights
Tampere

Manchester of the North

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 Keittioelamaafor some retail therapy. Venture out of the city with trips to Laurinmaki Crofter's Museum (in Janakkala) and The Parola Armour Museum (in Parola). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, take in the exciting artwork at Haihara Art Centre, get a taste of the local shopping with 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 31°F, and evening lows to 22°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Museums · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Laukko Manor ©
Art Gallery
Laukko Manor
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The Parola Armour Museum ©
Military Museum
The Parola Armour Museum
4.7
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Specialty Museum
Vapriikin Museokeskus
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Helsinki

Daughter of the Baltic

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 Artisaani. Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo--about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), hunt for treasures at Market Square Kauppatori, and take a stroll through Ullanlinna.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Tampere in December, expect nights in Helsinki to be about the same, around 27°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Shopping

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