11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
2
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
3
Levi
— 2 nights
4
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
5
Helsinki
— Few hours

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.
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church will appeal to history buffs. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Katajanokka and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Espoo to see Nuuksio National Park about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, contemplate the long history of Mannerheim Museum, and cruise along King's Road.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki road trip tool.

Cluj-Napoca, Romania to Helsinki is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. In December, daytime highs in Helsinki are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

King's Road, Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Christmas House Santa and Korundi House of Culture. Popular historic sites such as Rovaniemi Church and German Soldier s Cemetery are in your itinerary. There's lots more to do: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, fly down the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, shop like a local with Marttiini Store Old Factory, and take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

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Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Rovaniemi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in January, things will get a bit cooler in Rovaniemi: highs are around -10°C and lows about -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Outdoors · Parks
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Korundi House of Culture ©
Korundi House of Culture
Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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 4th (Fri): grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort. On the 5th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: relax in the rural setting at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm and then admire the masterpieces at Sarestoniemi Museum.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Levi sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in January, Levi is little chillier at night with lows of -21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Winter Sports · Adventure

Side Trip

Sarestoniemi Museum
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Sarestoniemi Museum ©
Sarestoniemi Museum

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi
For maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip planning app.

Getting from Levi to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Levi in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Rovaniemi, with lows of -17°C. You'll set off for Helsinki on the 6th (Sun).

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
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Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Helsinki day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Rovaniemi to Helsinki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In January, Helsinki is a bit warmer than Rovaniemi - with highs of -3°C and lows of -9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites
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Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) ©

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