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
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: London

3
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Korkeasaari Zoo and Hietaranta Beach. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Rock Church, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, and admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma.

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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 slightly colder weather when traveling from London in December: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 3°C and lows are around -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Korkeasaari Zoo ©
Korkeasaari Zoo
Hietaranta Beach ©
Hietaranta Beach

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 (Mon), take a memorable tour with Levi Ski Resort.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Levi road trip app .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Helsinki to Levi in 4.5 hours. Other options are to 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 24th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Tours Parks Outdoors
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

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 25th (Tue): make a trip to Lordi's Square, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, then get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, and finally snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi vacation planning app .

Getting from Levi to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Tours Outdoors
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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