14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Abu Dhabi
Fly:  11 h 15 min
1
Helsinki
— 6 nights
Fly:  4 h
2
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Levi
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
4
Saariselka
— 1 night
Fly:  20 h
End: Abu Dhabi

6
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.
Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Espoo to see Nuuksio National Park about 48 minutes away. Pack the 28th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: explore the galleries of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to Helsinki is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Abu Dhabi to Helsinki is minus 2 hours. In December, Helsinki is colder than Abu Dhabi - with highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trip

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

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 31st (Mon): find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, and then make a trip to Santa Claus Village. On the 1st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, thenget engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and finally make a trip to Lordi's Square.

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Getting from Helsinki to Rovaniemi by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in December, expect Rovaniemi to be little chillier, temps between -6°C and -13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Tours Outdoors
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Levi: Lapland Hotels SnowVillage (in Kittila) and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio). Spend the 2nd (Wed) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. There's still lots to do: join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, wander the streets of Ounasjoki - River for activities, and don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery.

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Getting from Rovaniemi to Levi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in January, Levi is little chillier at night with lows of -21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Tours Adventure

Side Trips

Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

1
night
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): look for gifts at Shamaan Design - Lappi Shop, fly down the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park, and then see the interesting displays at Gold Prospector Museum.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Saariselka online travel planner.

You can fly from Levi to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to -11°C, and evening lows to -20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Saariselka

Nature Trails Winter Sports

Side Trip

Gold Prospector Museum
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

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