9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Manchester
Fly:  6 h
1
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
Levi
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h
End: Manchester

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.
Bring the kids along to Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. Pack the 19th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hietaranta Beach, stroll around The Esplanadi Park, and explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria.

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

Manchester, 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 train, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 2 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Manchester in December: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 3°C and lows are around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Levi.

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

1
night
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 22nd (Sat), don't miss a visit to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage and then bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Levi day trip planner.

You can fly from Helsinki to Levi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Helsinki in December, things will get slightly colder in Levi: highs are around -6°C and lows about -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Adventure Parks Tours

Side Trip

Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

2
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 24th (Mon): take an exotic tour of a safari tour, thensee Santa Claus Office, thendon't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, and finally stop by Marttiini Store Old Factory. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, thentake an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and then get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 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 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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