8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly:  12​h 45​min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: Pune

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally don't miss a visit to Senate Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station, then take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukion Church, and finally stroll through The Esplanadi Park.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip planner .

Pune, India to Helsinki is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Pune to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. In January, plan for daily highs up to -3°C, and evening lows to -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort and then join the crowd at Icekarting Levi. Keep things going the next day: get your game on at Kids' Land and then glide through natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

For reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Levi vacation website .

You can fly from Helsinki to Levi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In January, Levi is a bit cooler than Helsinki - with highs of -11°C and lows of -21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

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

3
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 8th (Wed): take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then make a trip to Santa Claus Village, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier. On the next day, find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi online trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Levi in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Rovaniemi, with lows of -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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