8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland itinerary planner

©
This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Mexico City
Fly:  22​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
+3
Shuttle + Foot + Fly + Train:  5​h 45​min
3
Hameenlinna
— 1 day
Bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  18​h 15​min
End: Mexico City

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 27th (Wed), get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village.

For maps and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip planner .

Mexico City, Mexico to Rovaniemi is an approximately 22-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Mexico City to Rovaniemi. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Mexico City in February; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -6°C and lows reach -11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Find places to stay Feb 27 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

1
night
Akaslompolo

On the 1st (Fri), hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

Plan a Akaslompolo trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Akaslompolo are -5°C, while nighttime lows are -12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel to Haemeenlinna.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
Find places to stay Feb 28 — Mar 1:
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

1
day
Hameenlinna

Hameenlinna ©
On the 2nd (Sat), brush up on your military savvy at Parola Tank Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Cross Church, then explore the ancient world of Laurinmaki nature and culture area, Crofter's Museum, and finally examine the collection at Suomen Lasimuseo (The Finnish Glass Museum).

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Haemeenlinna driving holiday planner .

You can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train from Akaslompolo to Haemeenlinna in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Akaslompolo in March, you will find days in Haemeenlinna are a bit warmer (3°C), and nights are about the same (-7°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Hameenlinna

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Parola, Suomen Lasimuseo (The Finnish Glass Museum), Laurinmaki nature and culture area, Crofter's Museum
Find places to stay Mar 1 — 2:
Highlights from your plan

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally see the interesting displays at Design Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Mon): get interesting insight from Nuuksio National Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Helsinki trip planner .

Traveling by car from Haemeenlinna to Helsinki takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
Find places to stay Mar 2 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

Similar Plans

9 days in Finland BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE November, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 10 days in Finland BY A USER FROM NORWAY April, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in Finland BY A USER FROM ISRAEL August, kids, outdoors, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, kids, outdoors, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 10 days in Finland BY A USER FROM BELGIUM June, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 10 days in Finland BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 9 days in Finland BY A USER FROM CANADA March, teens, kids, culture, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, teens, kids, culture, relaxing, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 12 days in Finland BY A USER FROM HONG KONG September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 11 days in Finland BY A USER FROM INDONESIA December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 9 days in Finland BY A USER FROM CANADA February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Finland BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL March, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in Finland BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES October, outdoors, relaxing, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, outdoors, relaxing, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in Finland BY A USER FROM ISRAEL July, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans