8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Dammam
Fly:  17 h
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h
2
Lahti
— 1 night
Train + Fly:  3 h 45 min
3
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  19 h 45 min
End: Dammam

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.
Shop till you drop at Old Market Hall and Flamingo Entertainment Center. Kids will enjoy Aurinkolahti Beach and Korkeasaari Zoo. There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, buy something for everyone on your list at Kamppi Shopping Centre, admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To find photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Helsinki online sightseeing planner.

Dammam, Saudi Arabia to Helsinki is an approximately 17.5- hour flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Dammam to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. In December, Helsinki is colder than Dammam - with highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Lahti.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Shopping Outdoors

Side Trip

Flamingo Entertainment Center
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

1
night
Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): hit the slopes at Messila Maailma Oy Ski Center and then take a stroll around Sibelius Hall.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Lahti trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by train from Helsinki to Lahti takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In December, Lahti is slightly colder than Helsinki - with highs of -1°C and lows of -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Lahti

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Messila Maailma Oy Ski Center
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Sibelius Hall ©
Sibelius Hall

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 27th (Thu), get some fabulous bargains at Marttiini Store Old Factory, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then get your game on at Snowman World Igloo Hotel, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi route builder site.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Lahti to Rovaniemi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Lahti in December, things will get a bit cooler in Rovaniemi: highs are around -6°C and lows about -13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Safaris
Marttiini Store Old Factory ©
Marttiini Store Old Factory
Snowman World Igloo Hotel ©
Snowman World Igloo Hotel

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