8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  6​h
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  4​h 30​min
3
Levi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: London

4
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.
Pack the 10th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, pause for some photo ops at Sibelius Monument, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, and meet the residents at Korkeasaari Zoo.

To find photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip planner .

London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Helsinki is 2 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from London in December; daily highs in Helsinki reach 3°C and lows reach -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 13th (Thu), browse the collection at Turku City Library, explore the galleries of Turku Castle, then explore the world behind art at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Turku road trip website .

Drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 1°C in December, and nighttime lows around -4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
night
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 14th (Fri): make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, then admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, then take an in-depth tour of Samiland, and finally enjoy some diversion at Kid's Land.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Levi vacation website .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Turku to Levi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. In December, Levi is slightly colder than Turku - with highs of -6°C and lows of -15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Museums Fun & Games
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Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 15th (Sat), get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, see Santa Claus Office, and then find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

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Traveling by car from Levi to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are -6°C, while nighttime lows are -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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