5 days in Finland Itinerary

5 days in Finland Itinerary

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5 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  6​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 15​min
End: London

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki day trip planning tool .

London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from London to Helsinki, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from London in December: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 3°C and lows are around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Fun & Games Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Room Escape Games

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, make a trip to Snow Village, then admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Kid's Land. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Levi Ski Resort.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Levi road trip planning tool .

You can 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, expect Levi to be slightly colder, temps between -6°C and -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Adventure Winter Sports

Side Trip

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

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then browse the collection at Rovaniemi City Library, and finally get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi day trip planning site .

Drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Shopping
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Rovaniemi City Library ©
Rovaniemi City Library

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