8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Ulaanbaatar
Fly:  21​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  18​h
End: Ulaanbaatar


1
day
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village.

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Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 21-hour flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Ulaanbaatar to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Ulaanbaatar, expect somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Rovaniemi, ranging from highs of -6°C to lows of -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Theme Parks Fun & Games
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

2
nights
Levi

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 12th (Wed): ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: ski along the peaceful trails at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

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Drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Levi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Levi

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, about 46 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, examine the collection at Vantaa Art Museum, and get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

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Do a combination of bus and flight from Levi to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. In December, Helsinki is a bit warmer than Levi - with highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Vantaa Art Museum, Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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