9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Dubai
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  4 h 15 min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 15 min
3
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  12 h 30 min
End: Dubai

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 10th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki travel planning app.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Helsinki is an approximately 9.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. Traveling from Dubai to Helsinki, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Dubai in February: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 0°C and lows are around -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: fly down the slopes at Kids' Land and then join the crowd at Icekarting Levi.

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You can do a combination of flight and bus from Helsinki to Levi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In February, Levi is little chillier than Helsinki - with highs of -5°C and lows of -12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

1
night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yllas Ski Resort.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Akaslompolo route planner.

Traveling by bus from Levi to Akaslompolo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In February in Akaslompolo, expect temperatures between -5°C during the day and -12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Safaris

2
nights
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 16th (Sat): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sun): get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi route planner.

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Tours Wildlife
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

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