8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
2
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
3
Helsinki
— 3 nights

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 25th (Wed), get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, thensee Santa Claus Office, thendon't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, and finally get your game on at Snowman World Igloo Hotel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Thu): Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell and then get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi itinerary builder app.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Rovaniemi is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Dubai to Rovaniemi. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Dubai in December; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Fun & Games Museums
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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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Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
On the 27th (Fri), bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi and then grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort. Keep things going the next day: fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo online vacation builder.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Akaslompolo are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Levi, Yllas Ski Resort, 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

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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.
On the 29th (Sun), have some family-friendly fun at Labyrinth Games Room Escape, thencontemplate the long history of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, thendon't miss a visit to Senate Square, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, thenstroll through The Esplanadi Park, and finally contemplate the long history of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To find more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki sightseeing app.

You can fly from Akaslompolo to Helsinki in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Akaslompolo in December, with highs in Helsinki at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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