8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Washington DC
Fly:  18 h 45 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Levi
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 30 min
3
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  14 h 45 min
End: Washington DC

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Attractions like Santa Claus Village and Santa Claus Office make great kid-friendly stops. Step out of Rovaniemi with an excursion to Ranua Zoo in Ranua--about 1h 5 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, look for all kinds of wild species at Napapiirin Porofarmi, and have some family-friendly fun at Snowman World Igloo Hotel.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi day trip website.

Washington DC, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Washington DC to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Washington DC in April, with highs in Rovaniemi at 38°F and lows at 26°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Wildlife Theme Parks

Side Trip

Ranua Zoo
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Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus

1
night
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 15th (Wed), fly down the slopes at Kids' Land and then get interesting insight from Levi Ski Resort.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Levi tour planner.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Levi can reach 38°F, while at night they dip to 25°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

3
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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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Heureka in Vantaa, about 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, get in on the family fun at Linnanmaki Amusement Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Korkeasaari Zoo.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Helsinki trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by flight from Levi to Helsinki takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Levi in April, expect Helsinki to be somewhat warmer, temps between 47°F and 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums

Side Trip

Heureka
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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