8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  26​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: Sydney

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 17th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, then examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village.

To find photos and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi journey builder website .

Sydney, Australia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 26-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to Rovaniemi, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Sydney in December: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -6°C and lows are around -13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Theme Parks Fun & Games
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort and then admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Levi tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Levi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Levi are -6°C, while nighttime lows are -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

3
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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, fun & games, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip itinerary builder tool .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Levi to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Traveling from Levi in December, expect Helsinki to be a bit warmer, temps between 3°C and -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Vantaa Art Museum
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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