9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Fly:  6 h
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Tampere
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
3
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), thenhunt for treasures at Market Square Kauppatori, and finally explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

For photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip itinerary maker app.

London, UK to Helsinki 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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Helsinki. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from London in December, with highs in Helsinki at 3°C and lows at -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 24th (Tue), enjoy some diversion at Pyynikki's Swim Hall, thensteep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, thentake in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, and finally get your game on at PortaaliVR. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Wed): examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, thenhave some family-friendly fun at Irti Maasta Tampere, and then see the interesting displays at Moomin Museum.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Tampere road trip app.

You can drive from Helsinki to Tampere in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Helsinki in December, expect Tampere to be little chillier, temps between 0°C and -6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Tampere

Fun & Games Museums Parks
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Pyynikki's Swim Hall ©
Pyynikki's Swim Hall
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
PortaaliVR ©
PortaaliVR

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): gear up at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Yllas Ski Resort and then bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi.

For photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Levi road trip tool.

Getting from Tampere to Levi by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Tampere in December: high temperatures in Levi hover around -6°C and lows are around -15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

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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): take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, thenmake a trip to Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. Keep things going the next day: Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell and then find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

Discover how to plan a Rovaniemi trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Levi to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Parks Nature
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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