6 days in Finland Itinerary

6 days in Finland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland holiday planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly
2
Saariselka
— 1 night
Drive
3
Levi
— 1 night
Drive
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly

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Helsinki

— 1 night

Daughter of the Baltic

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 1st (Tue): admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then deepen your knowledge of military history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki road trip planning tool.

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to Helsinki is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Abu Dhabi to Helsinki. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Abu Dhabi in March; daily highs in Helsinki reach 3°C and lows reach -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Saariselka.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums
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Saariselka

— 1 night
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): fly down the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Saariselka trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Saariselka takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in March, things will get slightly colder in Saariselka: highs are around -1°C and lows about -12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Nature · Parks · Trails · Winter Sports
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Levi

— 1 night
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 4th (Fri): explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Levi trip app.

You can drive from Saariselka to Levi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Levi are 0°C, while nighttime lows are -10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Adventure · Tours · Trails
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Rovaniemi

— 2 nights

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): take an exotic tour of a safari tour and then make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi tour planner.

Traveling by car from Levi to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach -1°C, while at night they dip to -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors
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Finland travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · Landmarks · Military Museums
Land of a Thousand Lakes
Combining vast Nordic wilderness with bustling hip cities, Finland offers something to delight and surprise all its visitors. Generally speaking, the northern region is populated by unspoiled pine forests, glistening blue lakes, and a plethora of interesting wildlife, while the south is home to the nation's thoroughly modern urban centers. Although Finland holds the title of most sparsely populated county in the European Union, restaurants, bars, and nightclubs in cities like Helsinki, Espoo, and Tampere are often packed with fun-loving Finns. Do bring your dancing shoes, but don't forget your hiking boots either--you'll want to make use of the country's 37 national parks, spread throughout this "Land of a Thousand Lakes."