11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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11 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  5 h 30 min
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Tampere
— 1 night
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  4 h 45 min
3
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
End: Amsterdam

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Heureka. Take a break from the city and head to Bellevue Beach and Nuuksio National Park. Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Inkoon kirkko in Inkoo--about 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, wander the streets of Katajanokka, and find something for the whole family at Linnanmaki Amusement Park.

To see ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki online trip maker .

Amsterdam, Holland to Helsinki is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. Traveling from Amsterdam to Helsinki, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Amsterdam in December, with highs in Helsinki at 3°C and lows at -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Bellevue Beach, Heureka, Inkoon kirkko, Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 31st (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, then admire the masterpieces at Maltinranta Artcenter, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Tampere trip planner .

Traveling by train from Helsinki to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in December; daily highs in Tampere reach 0°C and lows reach -6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Tampere

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Maltinranta Artcenter ©
Maltinranta Artcenter
Spas

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.
On the 1st (Wed), join the crowd at Icekarting Levi and then grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: hit the slopes at Kids' Land and then fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Levi trip itinerary app .

Traveling by flight from Tampere to Levi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Tampere in December, with highs in Levi at -6°C and lows at -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Escape the urban bustle at Safaris and Poro Farmi. Do some cultural sightseeing at Arktikum and Pilke Science Centre. There's still lots to do: find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, make a trip to Santa Claus Village, and see Santa Claus Office.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary planner.

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

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Theme Parks Museums
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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