8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Warsaw
Bus + Fly:  6 h 45 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  4 h 30 min
3
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
4
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h 45 min
End: Warsaw

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sun): make a trip to Lordi's Square, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Marttiini Store Old Factory.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi road trip planning tool.

Warsaw, Poland to Rovaniemi is an approximately 9- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Traveling from Warsaw to Rovaniemi, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Warsaw in January, expect Rovaniemi to be slightly colder, temps between -10°C and -17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Outdoors Tours
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

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 8th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, then view the masterpieces at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally get your game on at Kids' Land. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Wed): grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Levi journey planner.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in January, plan for little chillier nights in Levi, with lows around -21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Levi

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): browse the collection at Turku City Library, step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then learn more about the world around you at Turku Biological Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Turku trip planning tool.

Getting from Levi to Turku by combination of bus and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Traveling from Levi in January, expect Turku to be somewhat warmer, temps between -3°C and -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Spas
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, then don't miss a visit to Senate Square, then stroll around The Esplanadi Park, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki day trip app.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Helsinki are -3°C, while nighttime lows are -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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