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
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: London

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 14th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and admire the striking features of Rock Church.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki sightseeing 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 moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 2 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from London in February: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 0°C and lows are around -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Historic Sites, #Theme Parks, #Museums
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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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.
On the 15th (Fri), fly down the slopes at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park and then explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi. Here are some ideas for day two: ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Levi trip itinerary planning app .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Helsinki to Levi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Helsinki in February: high temperatures in Levi hover around -5°C and lows are around -12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

#Winter Sports, #Outdoors, #Trails

Side Trip

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, and finally enjoy some diversion at Snowman World Igloo Hotel. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at SantaPark, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Levi to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are -6°C, while nighttime lows are -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Tours, #Museums
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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