5 days in Finland Itinerary

5 days in Finland Itinerary

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5 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Brussels


1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi itinerary app .

Brussels, Belgium to Rovaniemi is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Brussels to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Brussels in December; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -6°C and lows reach -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Fun & Games
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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 24th (Mon): explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Levi tour planner .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Levi are -6°C, while nighttime lows are -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

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 25th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rock Church, deepen your knowledge of military history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, make a trip to Senate Square, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki tour builder site .

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. Traveling from Levi in December, expect Helsinki to be somewhat warmer, temps between 3°C and -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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