12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
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Levi
— 3 nights
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Helsinki
— 3 nights
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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Santa Claus Village and Feelapland. Step out of Rovaniemi to go to Pyhatunturi and see Pyha-Luosto National Park, which is approximately 1h 35 min away. There's much more to do: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, get your game on at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, see Santa Claus Office, and make a trip to Lordi's Square.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi planner.

Sydney, Australia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Sydney in December: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -6°C and lows are around -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

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Levi

Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Attractions like Levi Ski Resort and Lapland Hotels SnowVillage make great kid-friendly stops. Take a break from Levi with a short trip to Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park in Muonio, about 58 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: have some family-friendly fun at Kids' Land, view the masterpieces at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and join the crowd at Icekarting Levi.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Levi trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Tours

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Biking Trail
Levi Ski Resort
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Auto Race Track
Icekarting Levi
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Helsinki

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Bring the kids along to Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, approximately Espoo away. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church, stroll through The Esplanadi Park, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Helsinki driving holiday planner.

Getting from Levi to Helsinki by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In December, Helsinki is a bit warmer than Levi - with highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

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National Park
Nuuksio National Park
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