8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly:  18​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:  14​h 45​min
End: Atlanta


1
night
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 5th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Office, and then get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi travel planner.

Atlanta, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Atlanta to Rovaniemi is 7 hours. Traveling from Atlanta in January, things will get colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around 16°F and lows about 6°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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 7th (Mon): ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort. On the 8th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get interesting insight from Tours, explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, and then get your game on at Kid's Land.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Levi trip builder tool .

Getting from Rovaniemi to Levi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Rovaniemi in January since evenings lows in Levi dip to -1°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Trails
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi

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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, fun & games, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, browse the exhibits of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, and make a trip to Senate Square.

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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. Traveling from Levi in January, things will get a bit warmer in Helsinki: highs are around 26°F and lows about 17°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Vantaa Art Museum
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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