8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

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

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Keep things going the next day: stop by Your Piece Of Finland, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi route planning app .

London, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from London in December; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -6°C and lows reach -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Fun & Games Outdoors
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Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: ski along the peaceful trails at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Levi journey app .

Getting from Rovaniemi to Levi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Levi are -6°C, while nighttime lows are -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Winter Sports Trails

Side Trip

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

3
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.
Get in touch with nature at Nuuksio National Park and King's Road. Next up on the itinerary: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the striking features of Rock Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To find where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Helsinki trip maker tool .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Levi to Helsinki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Levi in December: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 3°C and lows are around -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, King's Road
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Rock Church ©
Rock Church

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