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
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  5​h 45​min
3
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
4
Kuhmo
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
5
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: London

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Design Museum.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki day trip website .

London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from London to Helsinki, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from London in December; daily highs in Helsinki reach 3°C and lows reach -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Parks, #Fun & Games, #Museums
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 27:
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Sibelius Monument ©
Sibelius Monument
Room Escape Games
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©

2
nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
On the 28th (Fri), enjoy the sea views from Archipelago National Park. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Oro.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Kimito Island vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Helsinki to Kimito Island in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in December, and nighttime lows around -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Kimito Island

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 29:
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Oro ©
Oro

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Levi Ski Resort and Safaris. Take a break from Levi with a short trip to Snow Village in Kittila, about 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, have some family-friendly fun at G2 Ice Karting Levi, don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, and deepen your understanding at Kid's Land.

To find maps and other tourist information, read our Levi trip itinerary planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Kimito Island to Levi in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Kimito Island in December, expect nights in Levi to be cooler, around -15°C, while days are a bit cooler, around -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Kuhmo.

Things to do in Levi

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Trails

Side Trip

Kittila
Find places to stay Dec 29 — Jan 1:
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Safaris
Snow Village ©
Snow Village

1
night
Kuhmo

Kuhmo ©
Kuhmo is a town and a municipality in Finland and is located at the south-eastern corner of the Kainuu region. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Boreal Wildlife Centre. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Wild Taiga.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Kuhmo tour builder .

You can drive from Levi to Kuhmo in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kuhmo

#Wildlife, #Parks
Find places to stay Jan 1 — 3:
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Boreal Wildlife Centre ©
Boreal Wildlife Centre

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 4th (Fri), get in on the family fun at SantaPark, browse the collection at Rovaniemi City Library, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church. On the 5th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see Santa Claus Office, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, stop by LAURI, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and finally stop by Your Piece Of Finland.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip planner .

Getting from Kuhmo to Rovaniemi by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: fly. In January, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach -10°C, while at night they dip to -17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Wildlife, #Outdoors
Find places to stay Jan 3 — 5:
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SantaPark ©
SantaPark
Safaris
LAURI ©
LAURI

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