7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 1 day
2
Levi
— 1 night
3
Saariselka
— 1 night
4
Helsinki
— 2 nights

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): make a trip to Santa Claus Village, thenfind something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, and then make a trip to Lordi's Square.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is minus 8 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Sydney in December; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Lordi's Square ©
Lordi's Square

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Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort.

For reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Levi tour planning site.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Levi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Levi are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Winter Sports Tours Parks
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

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Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Saariselka tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Levi to Saariselka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December in Saariselka, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Saariselka

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

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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 13th (Thu), explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, thentake an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, thenstep into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, thentake an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki online visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Saariselka to Helsinki takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. When traveling from Saariselka in December, plan for somewhat warmer days in Helsinki, with highs around °C, while nights are much warmer with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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