8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Beijing
Fly:  11 h
1
Helsinki
— Few hours
Fly + Bus:  4 h
2
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 30 min
3
Kemi
— 1 day
Train:  1 h 30 min
4
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  19 h 45 min
End: Beijing

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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.
To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Helsinki itinerary builder website.

Beijing, China to Helsinki is an approximately 11- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. The time zone changes from China Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Helsinki when traveling from Beijing in December, with lows around -3°C. On the 15th (Sun), you're off to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Tours Outdoors Museums
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night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
For maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi road trip tool.

Getting from Helsinki to Rovaniemi by combination of flight and bus takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in December; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -6°C and lows reach -13°C. On the 16th (Mon), you'll travel to Kemi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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day
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes SnowCastle of Kemi. On the 16th (Mon), explore the historical opulence of SnowCastle of Kemi and then visit Sampo Icebreaker.

To find maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Kemi trip site.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Kemi by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. In December in Kemi, expect temperatures between -3°C during the day and -11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kemi

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours
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SnowCastle of Kemi ©
SnowCastle of Kemi
Sampo Icebreaker ©
Sampo Icebreaker

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nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Santa Claus Reindeer, Beyond Arctic, Huskypoint, and other attractions you added. On the 17th (Tue), get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, then see Santa Claus Office, and then make a trip to Santa Claus Village. On the 18th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then surround yourself with nature on Huskypoint, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at Beyond Arctic, and finally get a taste of local nightlife at Santa Claus Reindeer.

For maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip planning app.

Traveling by train from Kemi to Rovaniemi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Huskypoint ©
Huskypoint
Beyond Arctic ©
Beyond Arctic
Safaris

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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.
Levi Ski Resort has been added to your itinerary. There's still lots to do: bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Levi online journey planner.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Levi are -6°C, while nighttime lows are -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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