7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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7 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  11​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
+2
Shuttle + Foot + Fly:  5​h
3
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Tel Aviv

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 14th (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Poro Farmi, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and then make a trip to Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sat): see Santa Claus Office, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

To see where to stay and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi tour itinerary planner .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Rovaniemi is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. In February, Rovaniemi is much colder than Tel Aviv - with highs of -6°C and lows of -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Safaris
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): take an exotic tour of a safari tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Yllas Ski Resort, and then make a trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage. Keep things going the next day: bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi and then grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo road trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Akaslompolo are -5°C, while nighttime lows are -12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Levi, Yllas Ski Resort, Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Safaris
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

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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 18th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church.

To find reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki trip maker tool .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Akaslompolo to Helsinki takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Akaslompolo in February: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 0°C and lows are around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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