9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Exeter
train + Fly:  11​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Levi
— Few hours
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Exeter

3
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 10th (Tue): snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then see Santa Claus Office, then get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, and finally make a trip to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and then find something for the whole family at SantaPark.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi online trip planner .

Exeter, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 11-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Exeter to Rovaniemi. In December in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Tours
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

few
hours
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Levi route planner .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Levi, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Helsinki.
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Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

5
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Linnanmaki Amusement Park and Helsinki Zoo. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, contemplate the long history of Fortress of Suomenlinna, make a trip to Senate Square, and get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki online trip itinerary planner .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Levi to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Levi in December, with highs in Helsinki at 3°C and lows at -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Korkeasaari Zoo ©
Korkeasaari Zoo

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