8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Dubai

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 23rd (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: explore the galleries of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Esplanadi Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip planner .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Helsinki is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Dubai to Helsinki. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Dubai in December: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 3°C and lows are around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
nights
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort. On the 25th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort and then admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Levi day trip planning tool .

Getting from Helsinki to Levi by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Helsinki in December: high temperatures in Levi hover around -6°C and lows are around -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Rovaniemi trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Fun & Games
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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