5 days in Finland Itinerary

5 days in Finland Itinerary

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5 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Geneva
Fly:  6​h
1
Helsinki
— Few hours
Fly:  3​h
2
Kuusamo
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
3
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Geneva

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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.
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Geneva, Switzerland to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, tram, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 1 hour. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Geneva in January, with highs in Helsinki at -3°C and lows at -9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Shopping
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Hakaniemi Market ©
Hakaniemi Market

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night
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. On the 3rd (Thu), hit the slopes at Ruka, then look for gifts at Riipisen Wild Game and Souvenier Shop, and then look for gifts at Shopping Center Kumpare.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Kuusamo trip planner .

You can fly from Helsinki to Kuusamo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Helsinki in January: high temperatures in Kuusamo hover around -10°C and lows are around -19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Ruka ©
Ruka
Shopping Center Kumpare ©
Shopping Center Kumpare

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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 4th (Fri): glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, gear up at Elan Ski Shop & Rental, then stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop, and finally explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Levi visit planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Kuusamo to Levi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Levi are -11°C, while nighttime lows are -21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Adventure Trails

Side Trip

Akaslompolo Sportshop
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

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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 6th (Sun): look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, then buy something for everyone on your list at Arctic Circle Mall, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and finally look for gifts at Lapland Forestry Museum.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi tour itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Levi in January since evenings lows in Rovaniemi dip to -17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Shopping Tours Outdoors
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Your Piece Of Finland ©
Your Piece Of Finland
Safaris
Forestry Museum of Lapland ©
Forestry Museum of Lapland

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