8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 1 night
2
Saariselka
— 2 nights
3
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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 2nd (Tue), admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, then admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, then expand your understanding of the military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Helsinki online trip itinerary maker.

Mumbai, India to Helsinki is an approximately 14-hour flight. Traveling from Mumbai to Helsinki, you'll gain 3.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Mumbai in February; daily highs in Helsinki reach 0°C and lows reach -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): take an exotic tour of Lapland Safaris Saariselka, then stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop, and then examine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center. On your second day here, stroll through Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel.

Before you visit Saariselka, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can fly from Helsinki to Saariselka in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or drive. In February, Saariselka is a bit cooler than Helsinki - with highs of -6°C and lows of -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Tours

Side Trip

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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel ©
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel

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Akaslompolo

On the 5th (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then head outdoors with Seven Fells Up, and then fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, then stroll through Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, then bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, and finally hit the slopes at Kids' Land.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Akaslompolo online driving holiday planner.

Drive from Saariselka to Akaslompolo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Akaslompolo can reach -5°C, while at night they dip to -12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Safaris
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

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nights
Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then see Santa Claus Office, and then make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi online journey planner.

Drive from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Fun & Games
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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