8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 22nd (Sat), don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, and then don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Santa Claus Office, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, thenget curious at Pilke Science Centre, thentake an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and finally look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi itinerary planning tool.

Dammam, Saudi Arabia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Dammam to Rovaniemi is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Dammam in December, things will get much colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Tours
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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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.
On the 24th (Mon), explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Levi itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Levi sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Levi

Winter Sports Adventure Parks
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): gain insight at Turku Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, thenstep into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally don't miss a visit to Archangel Michael's church.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Turku online travel route planner.

You can fly from Levi to Turku in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Levi in December, things will get somewhat warmer in Turku: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

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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 26th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, steep yourself in history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland, explore the world behind art at Design Museum, thentest your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In December, daytime highs in Helsinki are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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