8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 2 nights
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Levi
— 3 nights
3
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To see photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki tour planner.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Helsinki is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In December, Helsinki is slightly colder than Copenhagen - with highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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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.
Spend the 31st (Thu) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. There's still lots to do: get your game on at Kids' Land, look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental, take an exotic tour of Wingrens Dogsafaris, and don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Levi travel planning website.

You can fly from Helsinki to Levi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In December, Levi is little chillier than Helsinki - with highs of -6°C and lows of -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 3rd (Sun), get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi driving holiday planning website.

Drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Levi in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Rovaniemi, with lows of -17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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