8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Fort Lauderdale
Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Levi
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Helsinki
— 3 nights
End: Fort Lauderdale

1
day
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): see Santa Claus Office, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi route planner .

Fort Lauderdale, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and train. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Fort Lauderdale to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Fort Lauderdale in February, expect Rovaniemi to be much colder, temps between 22°F and 14°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

1
night
Akaslompolo

Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): get interesting insight from Tours and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yllas Ski Resort.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Akaslompolo trip planner .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 24°F, and evening lows to 13°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
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Safaris
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort. On the next day, admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, take a memorable tour with Tours, and then get engrossed in the history at Samiland.

To find maps and tourist information, read Levi trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Levi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°F in February, and nighttime lows around 13°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Winter Sports
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Safaris
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Get a sense of the local culture at Rock Church and Katajanokka. Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Espoo to see Nuuksio National Park about 46 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), see the interesting displays at Vantaa Art Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, and take a stroll through Ullanlinna.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki holiday planner.

Getting from Levi to Helsinki by combination of bus and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or drive. In February, Helsinki is somewhat warmer than Levi - with highs of 33°F and lows of 26°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) 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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