8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
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Levi
— 1 night
Fly
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Helsinki
— 4 nights
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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 19th (Tue), stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a taste of life in the country at Napapiirin Porofarmi, Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and finally fly down the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi road trip planning site.

Muscat, Oman to Rovaniemi is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Muscat to Rovaniemi. Traveling from Muscat in January, things will get much colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around -10°C and lows about -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours
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Levi

Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): see exotic creatures in open habitats at Wingrens Dogsafaris, then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, and finally get all the equipment you need at Elan Ski Shop & Rental.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Levi travel route builder tool.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Rovaniemi in January since evenings lows in Levi dip to -21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Shopping

Side Trip

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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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, and admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki attractions planner.

Fly from Levi to Helsinki in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Levi in January, with highs in Helsinki at -3°C and lows at -9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Shopping
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Finland travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · Landmarks · Castles
Land of a Thousand Lakes
Combining vast Nordic wilderness with bustling hip cities, Finland offers something to delight and surprise all its visitors. Generally speaking, the northern region is populated by unspoiled pine forests, glistening blue lakes, and a plethora of interesting wildlife, while the south is home to the nation's thoroughly modern urban centers. Although Finland holds the title of most sparsely populated county in the European Union, restaurants, bars, and nightclubs in cities like Helsinki, Espoo, and Tampere are often packed with fun-loving Finns. Do bring your dancing shoes, but don't forget your hiking boots either--you'll want to make use of the country's 37 national parks, spread throughout this "Land of a Thousand Lakes."