14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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14 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  27​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Vaasa
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  23​h 45​min
End: Brisbane

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get in touch with nature at Feelapland and Syvasenvaara Fell. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Arktikum and Rovaniemi Church. There's much more to do: get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, make a trip to Lordi's Square, and look for gifts at LAURI.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi day trip website .

Brisbane, Australia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 27-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Brisbane to Rovaniemi is minus 8 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Brisbane in December; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -6°C and lows reach -13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Feelapland ©
Feelapland
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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 outdoors at Levi Ski Resort and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Take a break from Levi with a short trip to Snow Village in Kittila, about 46 minutes away. There's much more to do: have fun at Kid's Land, admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, and view the masterpieces at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Levi online trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Levi are -6°C, while nighttime lows are -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Levi

Winter Sports Trails Parks

Side Trips

Snow Village, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

1
night
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. On the 11th (Wed), head off the coast to Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site. Keep things going the next day: make a splash at Tropiclandia, examine the collection at Terranova, then see the interesting displays at Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum, and finally snap pictures at Raippaluodon Silta.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Vaasa journey planning app .

You can fly from Levi to Vaasa in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Levi in December; daily highs in Vaasa reach 1°C and lows reach -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Vaasa

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Raippaluodon Silta
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Tropiclandia ©
Tropiclandia

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.
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from the city and head to Nuuksio National Park and Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Rock Church, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and stroll through The Esplanadi Park.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Helsinki trip itinerary builder tool .

You can fly from Vaasa to Helsinki in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in December, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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