8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  6​h
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: London

2
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 (Sun): get in on the family fun at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. On the 3rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukion Church, then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Korkeasaari Zoo, and finally learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

To find traveler tips and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki holiday tool .

London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. Traveling from London to Helsinki, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in February, things will get little chillier in Helsinki: highs are around 0°C and lows about -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Korkeasaari Zoo ©
Korkeasaari Zoo

3
nights
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Get in touch with nature at Levi Ski Resort and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Step out of Levi to go to Akaslompolo and see Safaris, which is approximately 1h 05 min away. There's still lots to do: have some family-friendly fun at Kids' Land and make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Levi day trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Levi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Helsinki in February, with highs in Levi at -5°C and lows at -12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trips

Giewont Husky Adventures, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Safaris
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Safaris

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): take an exotic tour of a safari tour and then find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus. On the next day, see Santa Claus Office, then make a trip to Santa Claus Village, then get curious at Pilke Science Centre, and finally get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in February, and nighttime lows around -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Outdoors
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Safaris
Pilke Science Centre ©
Pilke Science Centre

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