7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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7 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Rovaniemi
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  3​h
3
Saariselka
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
End: London

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi vacation builder site .

London, UK to Rovaniemi 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. Traveling from London to Rovaniemi, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In January, Rovaniemi is cooler than London - with highs of -10°C and lows of -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Shopping
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Your Piece Of Finland ©
Your Piece Of Finland

3
nights
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Levi Ski Resort and Safaris. Change things up with a short trip to Snow Village in Kittila (about 46 minutes away). There's lots more to do: explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, experience rural life at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, and have fun at Kid's Land.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Levi trip planning app .

Getting from Rovaniemi to Levi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: 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 22nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Trails

Side Trips

Kittila, Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Safaris
Snow Village ©
Snow Village

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
On the 23rd (Wed), get all the equipment you need at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Urho Kekkonen National Park, then see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum, then look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Saariselka tour itinerary maker site .

Getting from Levi to Saariselka by combination of bus and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In January in Saariselka, expect temperatures between -11°C during the day and -20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Saariselka

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Gold Prospector Museum, Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Hippupuoti Gift Shop ©
Hippupuoti Gift Shop

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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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market.

To find maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki itinerary site .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Saariselka to Helsinki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Saariselka in January: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around -3°C and lows are around -9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Room Escape Games
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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