8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Lisbon
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Levi
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Lisbon

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 24th (Sun): snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village. On the 25th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, then look for gifts at LAURI, and then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi travel route builder .

Toronto, Canada to Rovaniemi is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Toronto to Rovaniemi, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Toronto in February: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -6°C and lows are around -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Wildlife Tours
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

1
night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): take an exotic tour of a safari tour and then hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Akaslompolo tour itinerary maker website .

Getting from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -5°C in February, and nighttime lows around -12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Safaris

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 27th (Wed): ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Thu): get your game on at Kid's Land, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Levi using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Levi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to -5°C, and evening lows to -12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Levi

Tours Outdoors Trails
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi

2
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.
On the 1st (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, then don't miss a visit to The Esplanadi Park, and finally explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki day trip tool .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Levi to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Traveling from Levi in February, expect Helsinki to be a bit warmer, temps between 0°C and -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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