12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Abu Dhabi
Fly:  11 h 15 min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Hanko
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
3
Tampere
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
4
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  13 h 15 min
End: Abu Dhabi

3
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Aurinkolahti Beach and Nuuksio National Park. The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, sample the tasty concoctions at Stadin Panimo, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki sightseeing website.

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to Helsinki is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Abu Dhabi to Helsinki. Traveling from Abu Dhabi in December, things will get colder in Helsinki: highs are around 3°C and lows about -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Hanko.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

1
night
Hanko

Hanko ©
Hanko is a bilingual port town and municipality on the south coast of Finland, 130km west of Helsinki. On the 20th (Thu), kick back and relax at Bellevue Beach, take in panoramic vistas at Hanko Water Tower, thendon't miss a visit to Pike's Gut, and finally get engrossed in the history at Hanko Museum.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Hanko vacation tool.

Drive from Helsinki to Hanko in 2 hours. In December, daytime highs in Hanko are 1°C, while nighttime lows are -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Hanko

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Hanko Water Tower
Hanko Water Tower
Pike's Gut ©
Pike's Gut

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): kick back and relax at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, thenget in on the excitement at Irti Maasta Tampere, thenget your game on at PortaaliVR, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach and then have fun at Pyynikki's Swim Hall.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Tampere trip maker app.

You can drive from Hanko to Tampere in 3.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Tampere are 0°C, while nighttime lows are -6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Tampere

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Pyynikki's Swim Hall ©
Pyynikki's Swim Hall
Irti Maasta Tampere ©
Irti Maasta Tampere

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.
On the 23rd (Sun), explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Levi journey maker website.

Getting from Tampere to Levi by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Traveling from Tampere in December, things will get little chillier in Levi: highs are around -6°C and lows about -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Adventure Trails

Side Trip

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

2
nights
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 25th (Tue): get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Office, and then make a trip to Santa Claus Village. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, thenlook for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and then identify plant and animal life at Feelapland.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Levi to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Theme Parks Tours
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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