11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 1 night
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Levi
— 2 nights
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Koli National Park
— 2 nights
4
Helsinki
— 4 nights
5
Tampere
— 1 night

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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Korundi House of Culture, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and then make a trip to Lordi's Square. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then make a trip to Santa Claus Office, then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, and finally find something for the whole family at Moomin Snowcastle.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip planner.

Manchester, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car, train, and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Manchester in November: highs in Rovaniemi hover around -2°C, while lows dip to -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Museums
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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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.
On the 27th (Fri), hit the slopes at Levi Ski Resort. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, and then make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures.

To see ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Levi day trip app.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Levi when traveling from Rovaniemi in November, with lows around -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Levi

Tours · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks

Side Trip

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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Giewont Husky Adventures ©
Giewont Husky Adventures

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Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
On the 29th (Sun), contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen, stroll through Ukko-Koli, then take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at Koli Relax Spa. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Uhrihalkeama, make a trip to Paateri, then see the interesting displays at Pielisen Museum, and finally head outdoors with Neitikoski Rapids.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Koli National Park day trip tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Levi to Koli National Park. Traveling from Levi in November, expect Koli National Park to be a bit warmer, temps between 1°C and -2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Spas

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 28 — 30:
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Ukko-Koli ©
Ukko-Koli
Pielisen Museum ©
Pielisen Museum
Pielinen ©
Pielinen

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

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, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), make a trip to Senate Square, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Koli National Park to Helsinki. While traveling from Koli National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Helsinki, ranging from highs of 5°C to lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Side Trip

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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, stop by Tallipihan Suklaapuoti, then see the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and finally test the waters at Tullin Sauna.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Tampere vacation site.

You can drive from Helsinki to Tampere in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Helsinki in December, things will get little chillier in Tampere: highs are around 0°C and lows about -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tampere

Spas · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Find places to stay Dec 4 — 5:
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Tullin Sauna ©
Tullin Sauna
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Tallipihan Suklaapuoti ©
Tallipihan Suklaapuoti

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