8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly + Train:  10 h 45 min
1
Tampere
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
2
Levi
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h
4
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  9 h 30 min
End: Dubai

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 21st (Sat), let little ones run wild at Duck Park (Sorsapuisto), kick back and relax at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Sarkanniemi Theme Park. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach, then have some family-friendly fun at PortaaliVR, and then find something for the whole family at Ahvenisto.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Tampere driving holiday planning site .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Tampere is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Dubai to Tampere due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Dubai in March, with highs in Tampere at 3°C and lows at -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

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Ahvenisto
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Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Ahvenisto ©
Ahvenisto
PortaaliVR ©
PortaaliVR

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 23rd (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Levi Ski Resort and then fly down the slopes at Kids' Land.

For where to stay, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Levi road trip planning tool .

You can fly from Tampere to Levi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Tampere in March, with highs in Levi at 0°C and lows at -10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 24th (Tue), find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, then make a trip to Santa Claus Village, and then see Santa Claus Office.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Levi to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to -1°C, and evening lows to -9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Fun & Games
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Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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 25th (Wed): get in on the family fun at Linnanmaki Amusement Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence. On the 26th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the resident critters at Korkeasaari Zoo, then step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki online vacation maker .

Traveling by flight from Rovaniemi to Helsinki takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Rovaniemi in March, expect Helsinki to be somewhat warmer, temps between 3°C and -5°C. On the 27th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Korkeasaari Zoo ©
Korkeasaari Zoo

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