8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Tampere
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Dubai


1
day
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 21st (Mon), stop by Your Piece Of Finland, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi road trip planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Rovaniemi is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Dubai to Rovaniemi, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dubai in January, things will get cooler in Rovaniemi: highs are around -10°C and lows about -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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.
On the 22nd (Tue), ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Levi trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in January, Levi is little chillier at night with lows of -21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Levi

Trails Winter Sports Tours
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and then have fun at Pyynikki's Swim Hall.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Tampere road trip planning website .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Levi to Tampere takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Levi in January: high temperatures in Tampere hover around -5°C and lows are around -12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Spas & Wellness

4
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Nuuksio National Park and Hietaranta Beach. There's still lots to do: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, wander the streets of Katajanokka, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To find reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Helsinki trip builder .

Traveling by train from Tampere to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In January, plan for daily highs up to -3°C, and evening lows to -9°C. On the 27th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Katajanokka ©
Katajanokka

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