5 days in Finland Itinerary

5 days in Finland Itinerary

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5 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Dublin
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h
End: Dublin

2
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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, then admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, and finally appreciate the history behind Sibelius Monument.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip maker site .

Dublin, Ireland to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. Traveling from Dublin to Helsinki, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Dublin in December, with highs in Helsinki at 3°C and lows at -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

1
night
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, then get engrossed in the history at Samiland, and finally enjoy some diversion at Kid's Land.

To see maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Levi vacation maker tool .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Helsinki to Levi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in December, things will get a bit cooler in Levi: highs are around -6°C and lows about -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Museums Fun & Games
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Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

1
night
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 1st (Tue): make a trip to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village.

Before you visit Rovaniemi, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Outdoors Tours
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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