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
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
Mustasaari
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 30​min
Saariselka
— Few hours
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  3​h
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
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.
On the 16th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence. On the 17th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, and finally make a trip to Senate Square.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Helsinki journey maker .

Manchester, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Manchester to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Manchester in February: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 0°C and lows are around -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Mustasaari.

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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Aurinkolahti Beach ©
Aurinkolahti Beach
Hietaranta Beach ©
Hietaranta Beach

1
night
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. On the 19th (Tue), head off the coast to Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Mustasaari route maker tool .

Explore your travel options from Helsinki to Mustasaari with the Route module. Traveling from Helsinki in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Mustasaari, with lows of -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Saariselka.

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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

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hours
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Urho Kekkonen National Park and then get in on the family fun at Angry Birds Activity Park.

To find photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Saariselka online journey maker .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mustasaari to Saariselka. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Mustasaari in February: high temperatures in Saariselka hover around -6°C and lows are around -15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to Levi.

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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park

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 21st (Thu): explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi and then glide through natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. Keep things going the next day: explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Levi online holiday planner .

Getting from Saariselka to Levi by combination of bus and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In February in Levi, expect temperatures between -5°C during the day and -12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

#Outdoors, #Winter Sports, #Parks

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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi

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night
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 23rd (Sat): snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
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Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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