9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Finland Itinerary

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

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.
Step out of Helsinki to go to Espoo and see Nuuksio National Park, which is approximately 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: browse the exhibits of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukion Church, admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park.

To find maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki itinerary planner.

Chennai, India to Helsinki is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Traveling from Chennai to Helsinki, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chennai in December, expect Helsinki to be much colder, temps between 3°C and -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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.
On the 26th (Thu), glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort and then join the crowd at Icekarting Levi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: have some family-friendly fun at Kids' Land and then glide through natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Levi trip itinerary planning app .

You can fly from Helsinki to Levi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in December, expect Levi to be little chillier, temps between -6°C and -15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): make a trip to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas, don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Office, then pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, and finally take an in-depth tour of Arktikum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sun): stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, then find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, and finally don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip tool .

Traveling by car from Levi to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Parks Nature
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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