8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 1 night
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Kemi
— 2 nights
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Rovaniemi
— 1 night
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Levi
— 3 nights

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, then make a trip to Senate Square, then make a trip to Old Market Hall, and finally take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Korkeasaaren Elaintarha.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki route planning site.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Amsterdam in December: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 3°C and lows are around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Kemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping
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Historic Walking Area
The Esplanadi Park
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Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): admire the striking features of Kemi Church, stop by Sampo Icebreaker, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tornio Church.

Plan trip to Kemi with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can fly from Helsinki to Kemi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in December, things will get slightly colder in Kemi: highs are around -3°C and lows about -11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kemi

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Architectural Building
Kemi Church
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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 24th (Mon), stop by Your Piece Of Finland.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi day trip planning website.

You can drive from Kemi to Rovaniemi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
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History Museum
Arktikum
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Your Piece Of Finland
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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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Levi online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Levi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Trails · Adventure · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Biking Trail
Levi Ski Resort
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