10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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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.
Family-friendly places like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral will thrill your kids. Pack the 15th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, make a trip to Senate Square, stroll around Sibelius Monument, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

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

Singapore, Singapore to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Traveling from Singapore to Helsinki, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Singapore in December: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 3°C and lows are around -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Levi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Museums
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Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, then join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, then shop like a local with LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Kids' Land. On the 19th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Levi day trip planning app.

You can fly from Helsinki to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in December; daily highs in Levi reach -6°C and lows reach -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Trails

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Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, see Santa Claus Office, then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, and finally revel in the low prices at Marttiini Store Old Factory. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Lordi's Square, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and then find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip planning app.

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. December in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Finland travel guide

Architectural Buildings · Landmarks · Military Museums
Land of a Thousand Lakes
Combining vast Nordic wilderness with bustling hip cities, Finland offers something to delight and surprise all its visitors. Generally speaking, the northern region is populated by unspoiled pine forests, glistening blue lakes, and a plethora of interesting wildlife, while the south is home to the nation's thoroughly modern urban centers. Although Finland holds the title of most sparsely populated county in the European Union, restaurants, bars, and nightclubs in cities like Helsinki, Espoo, and Tampere are often packed with fun-loving Finns. Do bring your dancing shoes, but don't forget your hiking boots either--you'll want to make use of the country's 37 national parks, spread throughout this "Land of a Thousand Lakes."

Lapland travel guide

Landmarks · Safaris · Nightlife
The wild expanses of Lapland promise spectacular scenery, adventure, and rich cultural experiences. As the country's northernmost region, it sits well above the Arctic Circle. Despite also being the largest region, in Lapland just 3.4 percent of the Finnish population calls this great stretch of land home, leaving plenty of room for pristine lakes, dense forest, and seven unspoiled national parks. An abundance of well-marked trails await hikers of all levels, while more remote and rugged adventures beckon experienced explorers. Music is of particular importance in these parts, so try to catch a concert or dance performance during your stay.