12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Levi
— 2 nights
2
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
3
Rukatunturi
— 2 nights
4
Helsinki
— 3 nights

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.
Step out of Levi to go to Kolari and see Powerun Adventures, which is approximately 54 minutes away. Spend the 18th (Fri) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. And it doesn't end there: have fun at Kids' Land, join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, and gear up at Elan Ski Shop & Rental.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Levi travel planning app.

Portland, USA to Levi is an approximately 22.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 7 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Portland in December: high temperatures in Levi hover around 22°F and lows are around 8°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Powerun Adventures
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Powerun Adventures ©
Powerun Adventures
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
When in Rovaniemi, make a side trip to see Ski Resort Ritavalkea in Pello, approximately Pello away. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, and look for all kinds of wild species at Napapiirin Porofarmi.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi holiday builder website.

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between 22°F during the day and 11°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Rukatunturi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Ski Resort Ritavalkea
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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nights
Rukatunturi

Rukatunturi ©
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): see exotic creatures in open habitats at Kuusamo Safaris Day Tours, then surround yourself with nature on Era-Susi Huskies - Day Tours, and then relax and rejuvenate at Rukaland. On the next day, take a pleasant ride with Wanha Raatesalmi, then see the interesting displays at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, then test your problem-solving skills at Escape Room Kuusamo, and finally experience rural life at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Rukatunturi online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Rukatunturi in 2.5 hours. In December in Rukatunturi, expect temperatures between 20°F during the day and 7°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rukatunturi

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

Kuusamo
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Wanha Raatesalmi ©
Wanha Raatesalmi
Escape Room Kuusamo ©
Escape Room Kuusamo
Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm ©
Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm

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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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, and get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Helsinki trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Rukatunturi to Helsinki. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Rukatunturi in December; daily highs in Helsinki reach 37°F and lows reach 27°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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