7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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7 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  27​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, then look for gifts at LAURI, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church. On the 1st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then see Santa Claus Office, and then get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip planning tool .

Melbourne, Australia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 27-hour flight. Traveling from Melbourne to Rovaniemi, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Melbourne in December, things will get cooler in Rovaniemi: highs are around -6°C and lows about -13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

1
night
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 2nd (Thu), ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Levi trip app .

Drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Levi, with lows of -21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Levi

Adventure Winter Sports Outdoors
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

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 3rd (Fri), admire the landmark architecture of Rock Church, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, then brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), make a trip to Senate Square, and then make a trip to The Esplanadi Park.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Helsinki trip builder website .

Traveling by flight from Levi to Helsinki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Levi in January, expect Helsinki to be a bit warmer, temps between -3°C and -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can 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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