11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Levi
— 1 night
3
Luosto
— 1 night
4
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
5
Kemi
— 1 night
6
Petajavesi
— 1 day
7
Porvoo
— 2 nights

3
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.
Get some cultural insight at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. Get in touch with nature at Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach. Pack the 29th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, take a stroll through Ullanlinna, and get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki online day trip planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Helsinki is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus, ferry, and train; or do a combination of ferry and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. In December, daytime highs in Helsinki are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

1
night
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 30th (Sun): grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Levi online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Helsinki to Levi by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In December, Levi is slightly colder than Helsinki - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Luosto.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Winter Sports Adventure
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

1
night
Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Luosto tour itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Levi to Luosto by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. December in Luosto sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Luosto

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Pyha-Luosto National Park
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, thensee exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi tour itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Luosto to Rovaniemi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Kemi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

1
night
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): stop by Sampo Icebreaker, pause for some serene contemplation at Tornio Church, thenexplore the world behind art at Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery), and finally admire the landmark architecture of Kemi Church.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Kemi trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Kemi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Kemi are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Petajavesi.

Things to do in Kemi

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tornio Church
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Kemi Church ©
Kemi Church
Sampo Icebreaker ©
Sampo Icebreaker

1
day
Petajavesi

Petajavesi ©
Petäjävesi is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Western Finland, next to Jyväskylä and is part of the Central Finland region. On the 3rd (Thu), stroll through Nyrolan luontopolku and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Petajavesi Old Church.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Petajavesi online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kemi to Petajavesi takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In January in Petajavesi, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Porvoo.

Things to do in Petajavesi

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trip

Nyrolan luontopolku
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Petajavesi Old Church ©
Petajavesi Old Church
Nyrolan luontopolku ©
Nyrolan luontopolku

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nights
Porvoo

Porvoo ©
Porvoo, one of Finland's oldest and prettiest towns, boasts cobbled streets, famous red-brick warehouses, and a charming river.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Stromforsin Ruukki, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St Michael Church. On the next day, hit the slopes at Kokonniemi, thenstop by Willatar, and then don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town.

To see where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Porvoo online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Petajavesi to Porvoo takes 3.5 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Petajavesi in January: high temperatures in Porvoo hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Porvoo

Historic Sites Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

St Michael Church, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry, Stromforsin Ruukki
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Stromforsin Ruukki ©
Stromforsin Ruukki
St Michael Church ©
St Michael Church
Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry ©
Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry

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