9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 1 night
2
Levi
— 1 night
3
Vaasa
— 1 day
4
Helsinki
— 3 nights

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 20th (Fri), get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, see Santa Claus Office, and then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, thenget engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and then see the top attractions with Feelapland.

For photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi online holiday planner.

Sydney, Australia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Rovaniemi is minus 8 hours. In December, Rovaniemi is much colder than Sydney - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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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.
On the 22nd (Sun), grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Levi route maker app.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. December in Levi sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Winter Sports Adventure
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

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Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. On the 23rd (Mon), head off the coast to Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Vaasa trip planning tool.

You can fly from Levi to Vaasa in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Levi in December; daily highs in Vaasa reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Vaasa

Nature Wildlife Parks
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

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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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Kids will appreciate attractions like Temppeliaukio Church and Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Espoo to see Nuuksio National Park about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, and admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Vaasa to Helsinki in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In December in Helsinki, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

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

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