7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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Fly
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Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly
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Levi
— 2 nights
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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
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Helsinki

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, admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station, browse the different shops at Kamppi Shopping Centre, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

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London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Helsinki. Traveling from London in January, expect nights in Helsinki to be slightly colder, around -9°C, while days are colder, around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping
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Levi

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 16th (Sat): whizz through the canopy at Levi Ski Resort. On your second day here, make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, then bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, then look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental, and finally have fun at Kids' Land.

Before you visit Levi, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Levi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In January, Levi is a bit cooler than Helsinki - with highs of -11°C and lows of -21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Adventure

Side Trip

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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, see Santa Claus Office, then make a trip to Santa Claus Village, and finally find something for the whole family at Moomin Snowcastle. Here are some ideas for day two: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, and then fly down the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi road trip planning tool.

Drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Rovaniemi when traveling from Levi in January, with lows around -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Museums · Tours · Wildlife
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Finland travel guide

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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."