8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Copenhagen
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Copenhagen


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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 2nd (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Nuuksio National Park.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki online journey planner .

Copenhagen, Denmark to Helsinki is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, taxi, and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Copenhagen to Helsinki is 1 hour. In January, Helsinki is a bit cooler than Copenhagen - with highs of -3°C and lows of -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Outdoors Nature Tours

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, King's Road
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park

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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 5th (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then relax in the rural setting at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and then see the interesting displays at The Sarestoniemi Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sun): head outdoors with Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Levi trip itinerary maker tool .

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. Traveling from Helsinki in January, expect Levi to be little chillier, temps between -11°C and -21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, The Sarestoniemi Museum
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

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Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 7th (Mon), stop by Your Piece Of Finland, then hit the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, then stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, and finally see the interesting displays at Christmas House Santa. Here are some ideas for day two: snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, and finally take an in-depth tour of Rovaniemi Local History Museum.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip itinerary website .

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Rovaniemi when traveling from Levi in January, with lows around -17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Museums Winter Sports
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Safaris
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles
Rovaniemi Local History Museum ©
Rovaniemi Local History Museum

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