12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Tbilisi
Fly:  8 h 45 min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Tampere
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
3
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  11 h 30 min
End: Tbilisi

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.
Pack the 2nd (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Helsinki trip planner.

Tbilisi, Georgia to Helsinki is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Georgia Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Tbilisi in November; daily highs in Helsinki reach 5°C and lows reach 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

2
nights
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 3rd (Mon): take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, thensteep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, and then have fun at Pyynikki's Swim Hall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Hatanpaa Arboretum, see the interesting displays at Mediamuseo Rupriikki, thensee the interesting displays at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and finally get your game on at PortaaliVR.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Tampere trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Tampere takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Helsinki in December, with highs in Tampere at 0°C and lows at -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Fun & Games Museums
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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Mediamuseo Rupriikki ©
Mediamuseo Rupriikki

3
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Levi side-trips: Lapland Hotels SnowVillage (in Kittila) and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio). Spend the 5th (Wed) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. The adventure continues: bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, hit the slopes at Kids' Land, make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, and relax in the rural setting at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Levi itinerary builder site.

Traveling by flight from Tampere to Levi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Tampere in December; daily highs in Levi reach -6°C and lows reach -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Kittila, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Giewont Husky Adventures ©
Giewont Husky Adventures

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, thenstop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, thensee Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sun): revel in the low prices at Marttiini Store Old Factory, thenexplore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at Feelapland.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi vacation tool.

Getting from Levi to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -13°C. You will leave for home on the 10th (Mon).

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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