9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 2 nights
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Tampere
— 1 night
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Levi
— 1 night
4
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Temppeliaukio Church and The Esplanadi Park. Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo--about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, wander the streets of Katajanokka, visit Ullanlinna, and explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki online road trip planner.

Los Angeles, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 15-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Helsinki. Traveling from Los Angeles in December, things will get cooler in Helsinki: highs are around 37°F and lows about 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Neighborhoods

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Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach and then examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Tampere sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Helsinki to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Helsinki in December, expect Tampere to be little chillier, temps between 31°F and 22°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Tampere

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums
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Specialty Museum
Vapriikin Museokeskus
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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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Levi trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Tampere to Levi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Tampere in December; daily highs in Levi reach 22°F and lows reach 8°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Trails · Adventure · Outdoors · Parks
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Biking Trail
Levi Ski Resort
4.4

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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get in touch with nature at Safaris and Syvasenvaara Fell. Appreciate the collections at Arktikum and Christmas House Santa. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, and have fun at Santa Claus Office.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi holiday builder tool.

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°F in December, and nighttime lows around 11°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Tours
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Must see
Safaris
4.4
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History Museum
Arktikum
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Specialty Museum
Christmas House Santa
3.6

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