11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 24th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. On your second day here, find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church.

Before you visit Rovaniemi, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Toronto, Canada to Rovaniemi is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Toronto in December, with highs in Rovaniemi at -6°C and lows at -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Museums · Outdoors
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

2
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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 26th (Wed): make a trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, then view the masterpieces at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally get great views at Huippupolku, Peak Trail in Levi. Here are some ideas for day two: grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Levi trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Levi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Levi

Winter Sports · Outdoors · Adventure

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 28th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, relax and rejuvenate at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then get your game on at Moomin World, and finally get lost in a book at Turku City Library. On the 29th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: let little ones run wild at Adventure Park, examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally get engrossed in the history at Turku Castle.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Turku driving holiday planner.

Getting from Levi to Turku by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Levi in December, with highs in Turku at 1°C and lows at -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Moomin World
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

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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.
Pack the 31st (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki visit planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In December, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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