8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Budapest
Fly + Drive:  13​h 45​min
1
Levi
— 1 night
bus:  15​min
2
Kittila
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Kemi
— 1 night
train:  1​h 15​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Budapest

1
night
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 14th (Thu): glide through natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. On the 15th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, have some family-friendly fun at Kid's Land, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and finally stroll through Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Levi online travel route planner .

Budapest, Hungary to Levi is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Budapest in March, expect nights in Levi to be slightly colder, around -10°C, while days are much colder, around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a bus to Kittila.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

3
nights
Kittila

Kittila ©
Kittilä is a municipality of Finland and a popular holiday resort.It is located in northern Finland north of the Arctic Circle within the Lapland region. Get outdoors at Safaris and Scandinavian Adventures. Get a sense of the local culture at Church of Sodankyla and The Sarestoniemi Museum. Step out of Kittila with an excursion to Seven Fells Up in Akaslompolo--about 46 minutes away. There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Yllas Ski Resort.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Kittila trip builder site .

Kittila is just a stone's throw from Levi. Expect a daytime high around 0°C in March, and nighttime lows around -10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Kemi.

Things to do in Kittila

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Akaslompolo, Yllas Ski Resort, Church of Sodankyla
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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Safaris
Seven Fells Up ©
Seven Fells Up

1
night
Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. On the 19th (Tue), admire the masterpieces at Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kemi Church, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tornio Church.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Kemi trip planner .

Drive from Kittila to Kemi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Kemi are 0°C, while nighttime lows are -10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can take a train to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kemi

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tornio Church
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Kemi Church ©
Kemi Church
Tornio Church ©
Tornio Church

1
night
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 20th (Wed): look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland, hit the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, and then stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi itinerary planner .

Traveling by train from Kemi to Rovaniemi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In March, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are -1°C, while nighttime lows are -9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks
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German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy ©
Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy
Your Piece Of Finland ©
Your Piece Of Finland

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