10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Rovaniemi
— 1 night
2
Levi
— 2 nights
3
Turku
— 1 night
4
Helsinki
— 4 nights

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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 23rd (Sun): don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, see Santa Claus Office, and then catch all the local highlights with Feelapland. On your second day here, engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, and then get your game on at Snowman World Igloo Hotel.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip builder tool.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Rovaniemi is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Dubai to Rovaniemi, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Dubai in December, with highs in Rovaniemi at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Pilke Science Centre ©
Pilke Science Centre
Snowman World Igloo Hotel ©
Snowman World Igloo Hotel

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. On your second day here, make a trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, thenjoin the crowd at Icekarting Levi, thenview the masterpieces at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally fly down the slopes at Kids' Land.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Levi online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Levi

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, thenadmire the striking features of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, thentake an in-depth tour of Turku Castle, and finally get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Turku road trip site.

You can fly from Levi to Turku in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Levi in December: high temperatures in Turku hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Spas
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Room Escape Games and Kansallisgalleria. Family-friendly places like The National Museum of Finland and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum will thrill your kids. Change things up with a short trip to Porvoo Old Town in Porvoo (about 50 minutes away). Pack the 29th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Korkeasaaren Elaintarha, and stroll around Sibelius Monument.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Helsinki visit planner.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. December in Helsinki sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 31st (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trip

Porvoo Old Town
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Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Korkeasaaren Elaintarha ©
Korkeasaaren Elaintarha
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum

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