12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Dubai
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
2
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
Fly:  15 h 30 min
End: Dubai

4
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Helsinki: Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo) and Turku Castle (in Turku). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Helsinki trip itinerary builder app.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Helsinki is an approximately 9.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Dubai to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dubai in December, expect Helsinki to be colder, temps between 3°C and -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, Turku Castle
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

3
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.
Explore Levi's surroundings by going to Safaris (in Akaslompolo) and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio). There's much more to do: grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort, fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort, join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, and make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures.

For photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Levi trip planner.

Getting from Helsinki to Levi by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In December, Levi is slightly colder than Helsinki - with highs of -6°C and lows of -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Safaris, Giewont Husky Adventures, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Yllas Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

4
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for wildlife, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and fly down the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi online travel route planner.

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Levi in January since evenings lows in Rovaniemi dip to -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Theme Parks Museums
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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