6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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6 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  6​h
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Tampere
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  4​h 30​min
3
Levi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: London


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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rock Church, brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then wander the streets of Katajanokka, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Helsinki trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

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. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Time is 2 hours. Traveling from London in December, expect Helsinki to be slightly colder, temps between 3°C and -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 30th (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, then examine the collection at Emil Aaltosen Museo, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Tampere road trip planning website .

Getting from Helsinki to Tampere by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In December, Tampere is little chillier than Helsinki - with highs of 0°C and lows of -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Tampere

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing ©
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing
Emil Aaltosen Museo ©
Emil Aaltosen Museo

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 31st (Mon), glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort.

For reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Levi trip tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Tampere to Levi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Tampere in December, with highs in Levi at -6°C and lows at -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Winter Sports Trails Parks
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, see Santa Claus Office, and then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip app .

Traveling by car from Levi to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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