8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Abu Dhabi
+2
bus + train + Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Vaasa
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h 45​min
4
Koli National Park
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h
5
Helsinki
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + train + bus:  11​h 15​min
End: Abu Dhabi

1
day
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then stop by LAURI, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi journey planning app .

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to Rovaniemi is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Abu Dhabi to Rovaniemi is minus 2 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Abu Dhabi in March; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -1°C and lows reach -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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 16th (Sat), glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Levi itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. March in Levi sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Trails Tours
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

1
day
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. On the 17th (Sun), step off the mainland to explore Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Vaasa day trip tool .

You can fly from Levi to Vaasa in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Levi in March, expect a bit warmer with lows of -6°C in Vaasa. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Vaasa

Nature Wildlife Parks
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

1
night
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): enjoy breathtaking views from Rasavaara Observation tower, hike along Akka-Koli Hill, and then trek along Paha-Koli Hill. On the 19th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, then hike along Ukko-Koli Hill, and then explore the activities along Pielinen.

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You can drive from Vaasa to Koli National Park in 6 hours. Another option is to fly. March in Koli National Park sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

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

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Rock Church, learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Helsinki holiday maker website .

Explore your travel options from Koli National Park to Helsinki with the Route module. In March, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -5°C. You will leave for home on the 21st (Thu).

Things to do in Helsinki

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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