5 days in Finland Itinerary

5 days in Finland Itinerary

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5 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Dublin
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Dublin

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi route planner.

Dublin, Ireland to Rovaniemi is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Dublin to Rovaniemi, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Dublin in January: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -10°C and lows are around -17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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 26th (Sun): gear up at Levi Ski Resort and then join the crowd at Icekarting Levi.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Levi trip itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in January, plan for a bit cooler nights in Levi, with lows around -21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Trails Tours
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, then step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally don't miss a visit to Senate Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, and finally take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Helsinki trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Levi to Helsinki by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Levi in January, expect Helsinki to be a bit warmer, temps between -3°C and -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) 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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