8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Boston
bus + Fly:  16​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Tampere
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  12​h 15​min
End: Boston

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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 16th (Sat): find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, see exotic creatures in open habitats at Feelapland, and then stop by Your Piece Of Finland.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi itinerary maker .

Boston, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 16-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Boston to Rovaniemi. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Boston in March; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach 30°F and lows reach 17°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Fun & Games Tours Trails
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Your Piece Of Finland ©
Your Piece Of Finland

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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 17th (Sun), get interesting insight from Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, and then make a trip to Snow Village.

For traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Levi tour itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March in Levi, expect temperatures between 31°F during the day and 16°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Levi

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trip

Snow Village
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Snow Village ©
Snow Village
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi

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Tampere

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 19th (Tue), test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampere Cathedral, then examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, then look for gifts at Tallipihan Suklaapuoti, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Tampere trip planning website .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Levi to Tampere in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. When traveling from Levi in March, plan for somewhat warmer days in Tampere, with highs around 37°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 21°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Fun & Games Museums Parks
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Room Escape Games
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Room Escape Games and Kansallisgalleria. Get out of town with these interesting Helsinki side-trips: Porvoo (Pieni Suklaatehdas & Porvoo Old Town). The adventure continues: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), take a stroll through Ullanlinna, and make a trip to Senate Square.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Helsinki trip planner.

Traveling by train from Tampere to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 37°F in March, and nighttime lows around 23°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Porvoo
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Room Escape Games

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