5 days in Finland Itinerary

5 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Helsinki
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
2
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Levi
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 30 min
End: Helsinki

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 some historical perspective at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Helsinki Cathedral and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, take a stroll through Ullanlinna, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, and stop by Katajanokka.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki vacation builder tool.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Helsinki. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in April, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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 23rd (Tue): don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi vacation planning website.

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Rovaniemi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Helsinki in April, with highs in Rovaniemi at 3°C and lows at -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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.
On the 24th (Wed), explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Levi day trip planner.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In April in Levi, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Adventure Parks Tours
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

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