8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Helsinki
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h
2
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Levi
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo) and Turku Castle (in Turku). Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To see maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Helsinki day trip app.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Helsinki. November in Helsinki sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of 0°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

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

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 26th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, then have fun at Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas and then get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi driving holiday website.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Helsinki to Rovaniemi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Helsinki in November, with highs in Rovaniemi at -2°C and lows at -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 Tours Outdoors
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

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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): tour the pleasant surroundings at Yllas Ski Resort and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Levi Ski Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Levi trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Levi, with lows of -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to 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
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

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