10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

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10 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Florence
Fly:  10​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + shuttle:  2​h 30​min
3
Inari
— 1 night
shuttle + Fly:  4​h
4
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly + train:  7​h 15​min
End: Florence

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 27th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, see Santa Claus Office, then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, and finally take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge. On the next day, get in on the family fun at SantaPark, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi attractions tool .

Florence, Italy to Rovaniemi is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 1 hour. Traveling from Florence in December, things will get much colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around -6°C and lows about -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Outdoors
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Snow Village, then admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, then don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally wander the streets of Ounasjoki - River for activities.

For ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Levi trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Levi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Adventure Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Snow Village
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi
Snow Village ©
Snow Village

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night
Inari

Inari ©
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Lemmenjoki National Park.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Inari driving holiday planner.

Do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle from Levi to Inari in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -7°C in December, and nighttime lows around -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trip

Lemmenjoki National Park
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Lemmenjoki National Park ©
Lemmenjoki National Park

4
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.
Pack the 2nd (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, steep yourself in history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, and get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Helsinki road trip app .

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Inari to Helsinki in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Inari, expect somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Helsinki, ranging from highs of 3°C to lows of -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Theme Parks
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Hietaranta Beach ©
Hietaranta Beach

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