8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
2
Lieksa
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Tel Aviv

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 13th (Sun), capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and then get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, and then catch some excitement at Feelapland.

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Tel Aviv, Israel to Rovaniemi is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Tel Aviv in October, things will get much colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around 3°C and lows about -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Lieksa.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

1
night
Lieksa

Lieksa ©
Lieksa is a town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the North Karelia region. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): enjoy breathtaking views from Rasavaara Observation tower, hike along Paha-Koli Hill, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Akka-Koli Hill and then get outside with Neitikoski Rapids.

To see reviews and more tourist information, go to the Lieksa itinerary maker site .

Drive from Rovaniemi to Lieksa in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In October in Lieksa, expect temperatures between 6°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Lieksa

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Koli National Park
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Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Pielinen ©
Pielinen
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill

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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, nightlife, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, hunt for treasures at Market Square Kauppatori, and admire the landmark architecture of Rock Church.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki travel tool .

Explore your travel options from Lieksa to Helsinki with the Route module. While traveling from Lieksa, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Helsinki, ranging from highs of 10°C to lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (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
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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