8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Inari
— 1 night
3
Levi
— 2 nights
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights

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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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church, thensteep yourself in history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, thenwander the streets of Katajanokka, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral. On the 21st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, thenrelax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki online travel route planner.

Barcelona, Spain to Helsinki is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Barcelona in January: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Tryphon Pechenga Orthodox Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and then see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Inari tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Helsinki to Inari in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Helsinki in January, expect Inari to be a bit cooler, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

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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 23rd (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Fri): bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Levi online itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Inari to Levi takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Levi are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Tours Winter Sports

Side Trip

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, thensee Santa Claus Office, and finally stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier. On your second day here, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum and then identify plant and animal life at Napapiirin Porofarmi.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi online attractions planner.

Drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Levi in January, Rovaniemi is a bit warmer at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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