7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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7 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Perth
Fly:  25​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Luosto
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Levi
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly:  22​h 15​min
End: Perth

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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 17th (Tue): make a trip to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas, then see Santa Claus Office, and then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Wed): stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and then find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip itinerary maker website .

Perth, Australia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Perth to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. In December, Rovaniemi is cooler than Perth - with highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Luosto.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Shopping
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Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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Luosto

Luosto ©
Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
On the 19th (Thu), go deep underground at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Luosto road trip app .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Luosto in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, expect a bit cooler with lows of -17°C in Luosto. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Levi.
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Amethyst Mine Lapland ©
Amethyst Mine Lapland

1
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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.
On the 20th (Fri), join the crowd at Icekarting Levi and then get all the equipment you need at Levi Ski Resort.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Levi trip maker tool .

Drive from Luosto to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Levi are -6°C, while nighttime lows are -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Trails Adventure
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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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 21st (Sat): admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Helsinki trip planner .

You can fly from Levi to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Levi in December: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 3°C and lows are around -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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