7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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7 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Stockholm
Fly:  6​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
End: Stockholm


2
nights
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): look for gifts at LAURI. On the 26th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi travel route builder .

Stockholm, Sweden to Rovaniemi is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Stockholm in December: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -6°C and lows are around -13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Parks
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

2
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 28th (Fri): get interesting insight from Levi Ski Resort. On the 29th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get your game on at Kid's Land, then explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, then make a trip to Snow Village, and finally don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Levi trip builder tool .

Drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Levi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Levi

Winter Sports Trails Parks

Side Trip

Kittila
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi
Snow Village ©
Snow Village

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.
On the 30th (Sun), brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, then get a taste of the local shopping with Market Square Kauppatori, and finally don't miss a visit to Senate Square. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, look for gifts at Taiga Colors, then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, then explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Levi to Helsinki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Levi in December, with highs in Helsinki at 3°C and lows at -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) 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
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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