8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Hong Kong
Fly:  17​h
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
Kittila
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
Hong Kong

2
days
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge and then make a trip to Lordi's Square. On the 20th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi road trip planning website .

Hong Kong, China to Rovaniemi is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Hong Kong to Rovaniemi. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Hong Kong in January; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -10°C and lows reach -17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Kittila.

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#Outdoors, #Winter Sports, #Parks
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
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Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy

2
days
Kittila

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Kittilä is a municipality of Finland and a popular holiday resort.It is located in northern Finland north of the Arctic Circle within the Lapland region. On the 22nd (Tue), explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed): don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, then have some family-friendly fun at Kid's Land, then admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, and finally don't miss a visit to Snow Village.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Kittila holiday maker .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Kittila takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in January, Kittila is a bit cooler at night with lows of -22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kittila

#Tours, #Winter Sports, #Outdoors

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Levi
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Levi Ski Resort
Snow Village ©
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Ice Karting Levi

2
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): browse the collection at Kallion Kirjasto, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, steep yourself in history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, browse the exhibits of Fortress of Suomenlinna, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

To find photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki planner .

Traveling by flight from Kittila to Helsinki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Kittila in January: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around -3°C and lows are around -9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
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