11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Fly:  6 h
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Tampere
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Turku
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 30 min
4
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
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.
Attractions like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral make great kid-friendly stops. Pack the 28th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, stroll around Sibelius Monument, browse the exhibits of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park.

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London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Helsinki. In December, Helsinki is slightly colder than London - with highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Korkeasaari Zoo ©
Korkeasaari Zoo

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): try out the rides at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Tampere route planner.

Getting from Helsinki to Tampere by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in December; daily highs in Tampere reach 0°C and lows reach -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Childrens Museums
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, browse the collection at Turku City Library, thenstep into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally get your game on at Moomin World.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Turku online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 1°C, while at night they dip to -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Fun & Games Museums

Side Trip

Moomin World
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): don't miss a visit to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, thenjoin the crowd at Icekarting Levi, thenexplore the galleries of LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally take some stellar pictures from Huippupolku, Peak Trail in Levi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Levi travel route app.

Fly from Turku to Levi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Turku in January, things will get a bit cooler in Levi: highs are around -11°C and lows about -21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

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), make a trip to Lordi's Square, thentake an exotic tour of a safari tour, thenenjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. Keep things going the next day: find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Levi to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Levi in January, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Rovaniemi, with lows around -17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Outdoors Tours
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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