8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + Drive:  10​h
1
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
3
Saariselka
— 1 night
4
Kuusamo
— 1 night
bus:  2​h 30​min
5
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: London

1
night
Akaslompolo

Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): take an exotic tour of a safari tour and then fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort. Keep things going the next day: ski along the peaceful trails at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo trip itinerary planning website .

London, UK to Akaslompolo is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Akaslompolo due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from London in February, with highs in Akaslompolo at -5°C and lows at -12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Yllas Ski Resort, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Safaris
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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.
On the 18th (Mon), ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Tue): enjoy some diversion at Kid's Land, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To find out how to plan a trip to Levi, use our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Akaslompolo to Levi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February in Levi, expect temperatures between -5°C during the day and -12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Adventure
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

1
night
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
On the 20th (Wed), hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Saariselka online holiday planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Levi to Saariselka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. February in Saariselka sees daily highs of -6°C and lows of -15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Saariselka

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

1
night
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): fly down the slopes at Ruka, then take in breathtaking views at Kiutakongas Rapids, and then stop by Shopping Center Kumpare.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Kuusamo travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Kuusamo takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. February in Kuusamo sees daily highs of -5°C and lows of -12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to take a bus to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Ruka ©
Ruka
Shopping Center Kumpare ©
Shopping Center Kumpare

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 22nd (Fri), stop by Your Piece Of Finland, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip maker site .

Take a bus from Kuusamo to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. February in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of -6°C and lows of -11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Safaris
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office
Your Piece Of Finland ©
Your Piece Of Finland

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