5 days in Finland Itinerary

5 days in Finland Itinerary

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5 days in Finland Itinerary

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

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): admire the striking features of Rock Church, then get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and then brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then make a trip to Senate Square, and finally get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Helsinki trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Stockholm, Sweden to Helsinki is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Eastern European Time is 1 hour. In December, daytime highs in Helsinki are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): take a memorable tour with Levi Ski Resort. On your second day here, have some family-friendly fun at Kid's Land, then explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, then don't miss a visit to Snow Village, and finally don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Levi trip builder website .

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. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Helsinki in December, with highs in Levi at -6°C and lows at -15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Tours Winter Sports

Side Trip

Kittila
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi
Snow Village ©
Snow Village

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 26th (Wed), take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi 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 -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Theme Parks Fun & Games
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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