8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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

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Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun): steep yourself in history at Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins, then head outdoors with Seven Fells Up, and then fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo day trip planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Akaslompolo is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Dubai to Akaslompolo, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dubai in January, things will get much colder in Akaslompolo: highs are around -11°C and lows about -22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 31 — Feb 2:
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, make a trip to Santa Claus Village, then enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, and finally stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier. On the next day, Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, and then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

To see photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip planner.

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In February in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors
Find places to stay Feb 2 — 4:
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

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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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). On the 6th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station, then don't miss a visit to The Esplanadi Park, then step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally steep yourself in history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Helsinki day trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Rovaniemi to Helsinki takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In February, Helsinki is somewhat warmer than Rovaniemi - with highs of 0°C and lows of -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Feb 4 — 7:
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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