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
bus + 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.
On the 17th (Mon), get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, then see Santa Claus Office, and then get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi itinerary planner.

Sydney, Australia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Eastern European Time is minus 8 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Sydney in December, with highs in Rovaniemi at -6°C and lows at -13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Levi.

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): glide through natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Snow Village, then admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, then don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Kid's Land.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Levi day trip website .

You can drive from Rovaniemi 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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Levi

Winter Sports Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Snow Village, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi
Snow Village ©
Snow Village

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.
Pack the 22nd (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Helsinki vacation planner.

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. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Levi in December; daily highs in Helsinki reach 3°C and lows reach -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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