5 days in Finland Itinerary

5 days in Finland Itinerary

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5 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: San Francisco

1
day
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 2nd (Wed), take an exotic tour of a safari tour, see Santa Claus Office, and then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

To find ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi sightseeing planner .

San Francisco, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of subway and flight; or do a combination of subway, flight, taxi, bus, and train. Traveling from San Francisco to Rovaniemi, you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. In January, Rovaniemi is cooler than San Francisco - with highs of 16°F and lows of 6°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Wildlife, #Tours
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, then take an in-depth tour of Samiland, and finally get your game on at Kid's Land.

To find reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Levi driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Levi, with lows of -1°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

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

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.
On the 4th (Fri), admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna, and finally get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, then make a trip to Senate Square, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Helsinki itinerary builder .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Levi to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Levi in January, with highs in Helsinki at 26°F and lows at 17°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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