11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland vacation planner

Make it your trip
Fly
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly
2
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly

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Helsinki

— 3 nights

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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station, and make a trip to Senate Square.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip site.

Taipei, Taiwan to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Traveling from Taipei to Helsinki, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. In December, Helsinki is colder than Taipei - with highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can fly to Levi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Levi

— 3 nights
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Step out of Levi to go to Yllasjarvi and see Safartica Yllas, which is approximately 48 minutes away. Spend the 27th (Mon) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. There's still lots to do: bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, and get a taste of the local shopping with Elan Ski Shop & Rental.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Levi trip planner.

You can fly from Helsinki to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Helsinki in December, with highs in Levi at -6°C and lows at -15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Tours · Winter Sports · Parks

Side Trips

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Rovaniemi

— 3 nights

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
When in Rovaniemi, make a side trip to see Ranua Zoo in Ranua, approximately Ranua away. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, wander the wide-open spaces of Napapiirin Porofarmi, and see Santa Claus Office.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi planning app.

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Fun & Games · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Finland travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · Landmarks · Specialty 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."