7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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7 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Johor Bahru
+3
bus + foot + subway + Fly:  16​h
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
+2
Fly + subway + bus:  19​h 45​min
End: Johor Bahru

1
night
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 25th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Vantaa Art Museum, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, then explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip builder app .

Johor Bahru, Malaysia to Helsinki is an approximately 16-hour combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 6 hours. In December, Helsinki is cooler than Johor Bahru - with highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Vantaa Art Museum
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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.
On the 27th (Fri), gear up at Levi Ski Resort. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Yllas Ski Resort and then admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi.

To find reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Levi trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Levi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In December, Levi is a bit cooler than Helsinki - with highs of -6°C and lows of -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 29th (Sun), stop by Your Piece Of Finland, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi travel route planner.

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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