7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 14th (Mon), Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, then see Santa Claus Office, and then make a trip to Santa Claus Village. On your second day here, stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and finally don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi planner.

London, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from London in February, things will get much colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around -6°C and lows about -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Museums
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Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
On the 16th (Wed), explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. On the 17th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see Off-Road Tours, identify plant and animal life at Lapland Safaris Levi, then look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental, and finally bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Levi day trip planner.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to -5°C, and evening lows to -12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Helsinki.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Trails
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Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, and pause for some serene contemplation at Temppeliaukio Church.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki route planner.

You can fly from Levi to Helsinki in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Levi in February, things will get a bit warmer in Helsinki: highs are around 0°C and lows about -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping
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Finland travel guide

Architectural Buildings · Landmarks · Castles
Land of a Thousand Lakes
Combining vast Nordic wilderness with bustling hip cities, Finland offers something to delight and surprise all its visitors. Generally speaking, the northern region is populated by unspoiled pine forests, glistening blue lakes, and a plethora of interesting wildlife, while the south is home to the nation's thoroughly modern urban centers. Although Finland holds the title of most sparsely populated county in the European Union, restaurants, bars, and nightclubs in cities like Helsinki, Espoo, and Tampere are often packed with fun-loving Finns. Do bring your dancing shoes, but don't forget your hiking boots either--you'll want to make use of the country's 37 national parks, spread throughout this "Land of a Thousand Lakes."