8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
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Levi
— 2 nights
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Helsinki
— 3 nights

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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 20th (Fri), see Santa Claus Office, don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, and then get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus. On the 21st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, then engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, and finally take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi online trip itinerary maker.

Aberdeen, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Aberdeen to Rovaniemi. Traveling from Aberdeen in December, expect Rovaniemi to be much colder, temps between -6°C and -13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Museums · Nature · Parks
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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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 22nd (Sun), explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort and then have some family-friendly fun at Kids' Land. Keep things going the next day: bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi and then explore the striking landscape of Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Levi tour itinerary builder site.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Levi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December in Levi, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature

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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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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.
Attractions like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) make great kid-friendly stops. Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo--about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, make a trip to Senate Square, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Korkeasaaren Elaintarha.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki online day trip planner.

Getting from Levi to Helsinki by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Levi in December; daily highs in Helsinki reach 3°C and lows reach -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park

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