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:  4​h 30​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.
Change things up with a short trip to Porvoo Old Town in Porvoo (about 50 minutes away). The adventure continues: expand your understanding of the military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukion Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and make a trip to Senate Square.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Helsinki online journey builder .

London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in November, expect Helsinki to be little chillier, temps between 5°C and 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Porvoo Old Town
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio 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 27th (Wed), admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, then look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and then hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Thu): ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Levi trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Helsinki to Levi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in November, things will get slightly colder in Levi: highs are around -3°C and lows about -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

2
nights
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 29th (Fri): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, make a trip to Santa Claus Office, then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, and finally stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun 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.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi tour itinerary tool .

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to -2°C, and evening lows to -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Wildlife Tours
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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