7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland trip itinerary planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly
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Levi
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly

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Helsinki

— 2 nights

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, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station, and explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip itinerary builder website.

Vienna, Austria to Helsinki is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Vienna to Helsinki is 1 hour. Traveling from Vienna in February, you will find days in Helsinki are slightly colder (0°C), and nights are about the same (-3°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Levi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Levi

— 2 nights
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): whizz through the canopy at Levi Ski Resort. On your second day here, see exotic creatures in open habitats at Lapland Safaris Levi, then get all the equipment you need at Elan Ski Shop & Rental, and then bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Levi trip planner.

Getting from Helsinki to Levi by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in February; daily highs in Levi reach -5°C and lows reach -12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Adventure
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Rovaniemi

— 2 nights

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then see Santa Claus Office, and then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. Keep things going the next day: take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi tour planning website.

Drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Fun & Games
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Finland travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · Landmarks · Military Museums
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."