7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New York City
+2
Subway + Train + Fly:  16 h 15 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  4 h 30 min
3
Tampere
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Helsinki
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Train + Subway:  12 h 15 min
End: New York City

1
day
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): make a trip to Lordi's Square, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, try to win big at Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi, then stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and finally look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi online journey planner.

New York City, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 15.5- hour combination of subway, train, and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of subway, train, flight, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 7 hours. Traveling from New York City in December, things will get much colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around 22°F and lows about 11°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Fun & Games Nightlife Casinos
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Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi ©
Feel Vegas - Club Rovaniemi
Safaris
Lordi's Square ©
Lordi's Square

2
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.
On the 27th (Thu), explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kids' Land, then wander the streets of Ounasjoki - River for activities, then bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, and finally don't miss a visit to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Levi online attractions planner.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Levi sees daily highs of 22°F and lows of 8°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 29th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach and then enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Tampere travel itinerary planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Levi to Tampere in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Levi in December, with highs in Tampere at 31°F and lows at 22°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower

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 30th (Sun), explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and then enjoy the sand and surf at Aurinkolahti Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, then enjoy the sand and surf at Hietaranta Beach, then get a taste of the local shopping with Hakaniemi Market, and finally browse the collection at Kallion Kirjasto.

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Getting from Tampere to Helsinki by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Tampere in December: highs in Helsinki hover around 37°F, while lows dip to 27°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Aurinkolahti Beach ©
Aurinkolahti Beach
Hietaranta Beach ©
Hietaranta Beach

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