6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

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6 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Vaasa
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  5​h 45​min
3
Levi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Newark

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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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and finally brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Nuuksio National Park.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki online itinerary planner .

Newark, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Newark in December: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 37°F and lows are around 27°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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Vaasa

Vaasa ©
On the 30th (Sun), head off the coast to Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Vaasa online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Vaasa takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 35°F in December, and nighttime lows around 26°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Vaasa

Wildlife Nature Parks
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

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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 other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Levi sightseeing planner .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Vaasa to Levi in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Vaasa in December, expect Levi to be little chillier, temps between 22°F and 8°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Trails Adventure Parks
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

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Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between 22°F during the day and 11°F at night. On the 1st (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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