8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Copenhagen
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Mustasaari
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h
3
Saariselka
— 1 day
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  3​h
4
Levi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Copenhagen

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Korkeasaari Zoo and Hietaranta Beach. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, make a trip to Senate Square, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and tour the pleasant surroundings at The Esplanadi Park.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Helsinki planning website .

Copenhagen, Denmark to Helsinki is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, taxi, and flight. Traveling from Copenhagen to Helsinki, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Copenhagen in December: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 3°C and lows are around -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Outdoors
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Hietaranta Beach ©
Hietaranta Beach
Korkeasaari Zoo ©
Korkeasaari Zoo

1
night
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): head off the coast to Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Mustasaari online trip itinerary maker .

Explore your travel options from Helsinki to Mustasaari with the Route module. When traveling from Helsinki in December, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Mustasaari: temperatures range from 0°C by day to -5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Mustasaari

#Nature, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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1
day
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Urho Kekkonen National Park, examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum, and then enjoy some diversion at Action Park.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Saariselka travel app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mustasaari to Saariselka. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Mustasaari in January; daily highs in Saariselka reach -11°C and lows reach -20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

#Fun & Games, #Winter Sports, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Gold Prospector Museum
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Levi day trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Saariselka to Levi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to -11°C, and evening lows to -21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

#Adventure, #Winter Sports, #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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): make a trip to Lordi's Square, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

For traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi online trip planner .

Traveling by car from Levi to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Levi in January, Rovaniemi is a bit warmer at night with lows of -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Outdoors, #Tours
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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