8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Muscat
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Turku
— 1 night
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  4 h 30 min
3
Levi
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  13 h
End: Muscat

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.
Pack the 5th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, walk around Sibelius Monument, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip tool.

Muscat, Oman to Helsinki is an approximately 10- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Muscat to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. In December, Helsinki is cooler than Muscat - with highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): get lost in a book at Turku City Library, kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then get engrossed in the history at Turku Castle, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Turku trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Helsinki to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December in Turku, expect temperatures between 1°C during the day and -4°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Spas
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

1
night
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
On the 7th (Fri), view the masterpieces at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, then get engrossed in the history at Samiland, and finally hit the slopes at Kids' Land.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Levi travel planning tool.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Turku to Levi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Turku in December; daily highs in Levi reach -6°C and lows reach -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Museums Winter Sports Outdoors
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LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Samiland ©
Samiland

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 8th (Sat), make a trip to Lordi's Square, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

To find more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi online attractions planner.

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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