7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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7 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Groningen
Fly:  15​h
1
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
3
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Groningen

1
night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
On the 17th (Mon), glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Tue): take an exotic tour of a safari tour and then hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Akaslompolo tour itinerary maker site .

Groningen, The Netherlands to Akaslompolo is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Groningen to Akaslompolo due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Groningen in February: high temperatures in Akaslompolo hover around -5°C and lows are around -12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Levi Ski Resort, Yllas Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Safaris
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 19th (Wed), take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, and finally take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are -6°C, while nighttime lows are -11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nuuksio National Park. Keep things going the next day: browse the exhibits of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then don't miss a visit to Senate Square, then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki day trip planner.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Helsinki by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Rovaniemi in February; daily highs in Helsinki reach 0°C and lows reach -3°C. On the 22nd (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

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

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