8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Akaslompolo
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Kuusamo
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  5​h
4
Kouvola
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: Amsterdam


1
day
Akaslompolo

On the 3rd (Sun), head outdoors with Seven Fells Up and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Akaslompolo journey builder .

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Akaslompolo is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to Akaslompolo due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Amsterdam in March, things will get slightly colder in Akaslompolo: highs are around 0°C and lows about -10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

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Safaris

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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Levi Ski Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: have some family-friendly fun at Kid's Land, then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, then explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, and finally experience rural life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

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You can drive from Akaslompolo to Levi in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. March in Levi sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Levi

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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi

2
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): stop by Shopping Center Kumpare, fly down the slopes at Ruka, and then take in breathtaking views at Kiutakongas Rapids. Keep things going the next day: experience rural life at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and then get in on the family fun at Angry Birds Activity Park.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Kuusamo day trip planning app .

Getting from Levi to Kuusamo by combination of bus and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to -2°C, and evening lows to -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Kouvola.

Things to do in Kuusamo

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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Safaris
Ruka ©
Ruka

2
nights
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): delve into the lush surroundings at Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, then explore the striking landscape at Hiidenvuori, and then identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along Santalahti Nature Trail and then look for all kinds of wild species at Riverside Park.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Kouvola travel itinerary planner .

Do a combination of flight and train from Kuusamo to Kouvola in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Traveling from Kuusamo in March, expect Kouvola to be a bit warmer, temps between 1°C and -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks Wildlife Trails

Side Trips

Kotka, Hiidenvuori, Arboretum Mustila
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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Hiidenvuori ©
Hiidenvuori

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