8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland vacation maker

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Exeter
train + Fly:  10​h 15​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Exeter

1
night
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 2nd (Sun): make a trip to Lordi's Square, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, see Santa Claus Office, then get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, and finally take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon): find something for the whole family at SantaPark, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip website .

Exeter, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Exeter to Rovaniemi. In December, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are -6°C, while nighttime lows are -13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Museums, #Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 2 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris
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 4th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Snow Village, admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, then don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally have fun at Kid's Land. Here are some ideas for day two: glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Levi trip website .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Levi, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Levi

#Outdoors, #Winter Sports, #Parks

Side Trip

Snow Village
Find places to stay Dec 3 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
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 8th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rock Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna, and make a trip to Senate Square.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki visit planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Levi to Helsinki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Traveling from Levi in December, things will get a bit warmer in Helsinki: highs are around 3°C and lows about -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Historic Sites, #Theme Parks, #Museums
Find places to stay Dec 5 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

Similar Plans

9 days in Finland BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 11 days in Finland BY A USER FROM INDIA January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Finland BY A USER FROM ITALY September, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 11 days in Helsinki, Lakeland & Lapland SEE PLAN February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 14 days in Finland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 11 days in Lapland & Helsinki BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Finland BY A USER FROM INDIA December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in Lapland BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM December, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 10 days in Finland BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in Finland BY A USER FROM CANADA November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans