8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Abu Dhabi
Fly:  13 h 15 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
Drive:  5 h 30 min
2
Koli National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 15 min
3
Vaasa
— 1 day
Fly:  3 h 15 min
4
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  11 h 15 min
End: Abu Dhabi

1
day
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): take a memorable tour with Feelapland, thensee Santa Claus Office, and then make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

Plan trip to Rovaniemi with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to Rovaniemi is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Abu Dhabi to Rovaniemi. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Abu Dhabi in August, with highs in Rovaniemi at 20°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

1
night
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
On the 11th (Sun), take in the dramatic natural features at Uhrihalkeama, hike along Akka-Koli Hill, and then hike along Paha-Koli Hill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, thenhike along Ukko-Koli Hill, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen.

For more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Koli National Park trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Koli National Park in 6.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Pielinen ©
Pielinen

1
day
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

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

Drive from Koli National Park to Vaasa in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Vaasa

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

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.
On the 14th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Temppeliaukio Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, make a trip to Senate Square, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and finally step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nuuksio National Park.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki route planner.

You can fly from Vaasa to Helsinki in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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