8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
2
Levi
— 2 nights
3
Kotka
— 1 night
4
Helsinki
— 2 nights

2
nights
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 24th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Marttiini Store Old Factory.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi journey planner.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Rovaniemi is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Kuwait City in April: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Shopping
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Marttiini Store Old Factory ©
Marttiini Store Old Factory

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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 25th (Wed): explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. On the next day, get in on the family fun at Levi Huskypark.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Levi online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Kotka.

Things to do in Levi

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Levi Huskypark
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Levi Huskypark ©
Levi Huskypark

1
night
Kotka

Kotka ©
Kotka is a city and municipality of Finland.Kotka is located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland at the mouth of Kymi River and it is part of the Kymenlaakso region in southern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Sapokka Water Garden, thenhike along Santalahti Nature Trail, and then stroll around Riverside Park.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Kotka road trip site.

Fly from Levi to Kotka in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Levi in April, expect nights in Kotka to be about the same, around °C, while days are somewhat warmer, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Riverside Park ©
Riverside Park
Sapokka Water Garden ©
Sapokka Water Garden
Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail

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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 29th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, thentest your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, thenget curious at Heureka, and finally learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Korkeasaari Zoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church and then expand your understanding of the military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Helsinki trip planner.

Drive from Kotka to Helsinki in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Helsinki are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 30th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Heureka
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Heureka ©
Heureka
Korkeasaari Zoo ©
Korkeasaari Zoo

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