11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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11 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  6​h
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: London

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 4th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, make a trip to Senate Square, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Finland, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki online sightseeing planner .

London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Helsinki is 2 hours. Traveling from London in January, you will find days in Helsinki are much colder (-3°C), and nights are slightly colder (-9°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 6th (Mon), test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then admire the masterpieces at Waino Aaltonen Museum of Art, then enjoy some diversion at Flowpark, and finally get lost in a book at Turku City Library. On the 7th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, explore the world behind art at Ett Hem Museum, then see the interesting displays at Sibeliusmuseum, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally don't miss a visit to Archangel Michael's church.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Turku trip maker website .

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In January, plan for daily highs up to -3°C, and evening lows to -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Room Escape Games

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 8th (Wed): ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, and then have some family-friendly fun at Kid's Land.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Levi trip builder tool .

Getting from Turku to Levi by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Turku in January, with highs in Levi at -11°C and lows at -21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Tours Outdoors Trails
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi
Safaris

2
nights
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 10th (Fri): take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, and finally get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, stop by LAURI, and then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Levi to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Rovaniemi when traveling from Levi in January, with lows around -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Outdoors Tours
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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