8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Levi
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Helsinki

3
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Turku Castle (in Turku) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, make a trip to Senate Square, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church.

Before you visit Helsinki, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Helsinki. In November, daytime highs in Helsinki are 5°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, Turku Castle
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, then Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village. Here are some ideas for day two: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and then get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

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Getting from Helsinki to Rovaniemi by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in November, expect Rovaniemi to be a bit cooler, temps between -2°C and -7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Wildlife Tours
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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 28th (Thu): fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort and then grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort. On the next day, join the crowd at Icekarting Levi and then head outdoors with Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Levi trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Rovaniemi in November since evenings lows in Levi dip to -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Yllas Ski Resort, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

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