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
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle:  4​h 15​min
2
Inari
— 3 nights
+2
shuttle + Fly + bus:  2​h 30​min
3
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: London

2
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.
Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Aurinkolahti Beach and then wander the streets of Stromforsin ruukki.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki travel planning app .

London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Helsinki is 2 hours. When traveling from London in January, plan for much colder days and little chillier nights in Helsinki: temperatures range from -3°C by day to -9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Helsinki

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Stromforsin ruukki
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Aurinkolahti Beach ©
Aurinkolahti Beach
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka
Hietaranta Beach ©
Hietaranta Beach

3
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Get outdoors at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort and Lemmenjoki National Park. Step off the beaten path and head to Siida and Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Inari trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Helsinki to Inari takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Helsinki in January, things will get slightly colder in Inari: highs are around -11°C and lows about -20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Lemmenjoki National Park, Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park
Siida ©
Siida

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. On the 10th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: experience rural life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, then explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, and finally gain insight at Kid's Land.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Levi tour itinerary planner.

Do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus from Inari to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Levi are -11°C, while nighttime lows are -21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): see Santa Claus Office, then explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, then find something for the whole family at SantaPark, and finally make a trip to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas. On the 12th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and then fly down the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi route planner.

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Levi in January since evenings lows in Rovaniemi dip to -17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Safaris
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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