8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Kuwait City
Fly:  12​h 15​min
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Levi
— 2 nights
bus + Fly + train:  6​h
Kotka
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
Kuwait City

1
day
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 24th (Tue): find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, then get in on the family fun at SantaPark, and then make a trip to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip planner .

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Rovaniemi is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kuwait City to Rovaniemi. Traveling from Kuwait City in April, things will get colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around 3°C and lows about -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks
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SantaPark ©
SantaPark
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas ©
Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas

2
days
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 25th (Wed): glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort. On the next day, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour and then find something for the whole family at Levi Huskypark.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Levi trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -4°C. On the 27th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Kotka.

Things to do in Levi

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Trails

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Levi Huskypark
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Levi Huskypark ©
Levi Huskypark

1
day
Kotka

Kotka ©
Kotka is a city and municipality of Finland.Kotka is located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland at the mouth of Kymi River and it is part of the Kymenlaakso region in southern Finland. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Sapokka Water Garden, then trek along Santalahti Nature Trail, and then identify plant and animal life at Riverside Park.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Kotka trip maker site .

Getting from Levi to Kotka by combination of bus, flight, and train takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Levi in April, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Kotka: temperatures range from 8°C by day to -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kotka

#Parks, #Trails, #Beaches
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Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden

2
days
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 29th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then get curious at Heureka, the Finnish Science Centre, and finally admire nature's wide array of creatures at Korkeasaari Zoo. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church and then steep yourself in history at Fortress of Suomenlinna.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki trip planner.

You can drive from Kotka to Helsinki in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Helsinki are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. On the 30th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Zoos & Aquariums

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Heureka, the Finnish Science Centre
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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Korkeasaari Zoo ©
Korkeasaari Zoo
Heureka, the Finnish Science Centre ©

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