8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  5​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:  5​h 45​min
End: Manchester

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then contemplate the long history of 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: admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and then get in on the family fun at Linnanmaki Amusement Park.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki journey maker app .

Manchester, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Time is 2 hours. In January, Helsinki is little chillier than Manchester - with highs of -3°C and lows of -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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 27th (Mon): have fun at Kids' Land and then grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Tue): get outside with Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park and then bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Levi day trip site .

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Levi takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in January, things will get little chillier in Levi: highs are around -11°C and lows about -21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

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.
Family-friendly places like SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus and Ranua Zoo will thrill your kids. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip maker site .

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Levi in January, expect somewhat warmer with lows of -17°C in Rovaniemi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks Museums Theme Parks

Side Trip

Ranua Zoo
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Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo
Pilke Science Centre ©
Pilke Science Centre

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