8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
2
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
3
Helsinki
— 3 nights

2
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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 23rd (Sat), take an exotic tour of a safari tour, thensee Santa Claus Office, thendon't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, and finally get in on the family fun at Moomin Snowcastle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, thenget engrossed in the history at Arktikum, thenlook for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and finally don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square.

For other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip maker.

Mumbai, India to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -3.5 hour difference. Traveling from Mumbai in January, things will get much colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Wildlife Tours
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

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Akaslompolo

Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, thenget all the equipment you need at Elan Ski Shop & Rental, and finally steep yourself in history at Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, thenfly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort, and then don't miss a visit to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Akaslompolo online route planner.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in January, Akaslompolo is a bit cooler at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Kittila, Levi, Yllas Ski Resort, Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins
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Safaris
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori, contemplate the long history of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and finally don't miss a visit to Senate Square. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, thenadmire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and finally admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church.

For ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Helsinki trip builder site.

Traveling by flight from Akaslompolo to Helsinki takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Akaslompolo in January, with highs in Helsinki at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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