9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Levi
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
Vaasa
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 45​min
5
Helsinki
— 3 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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): stop by Your Piece Of Finland, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then have fun at Santa Claus Office, and finally get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village.

For where to stay and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip maker tool .

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. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Dubai to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dubai in February, expect Rovaniemi to be much colder, temps between -6°C and -11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

1
night
Akaslompolo

On the 2nd (Sat), see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and then stroll through Yllas Ski Resort.

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Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Akaslompolo can reach -5°C, while at night they dip to -12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
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Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

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 3rd (Sun): ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort. On your second day here, explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, get interesting insight from Tours, and then have some family-friendly fun at Kid's Land.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Levi tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Levi in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Levi can reach -5°C, while at night they dip to -12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Levi

Trails Tours Winter Sports
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

1
day
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. On the 5th (Tue), stroll through Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Vaasa itinerary planning website .

Getting from Levi to Vaasa by combination of bus and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Levi in February, things will get a bit warmer in Vaasa: highs are around 0°C and lows about -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Vaasa

Nature Parks Wildlife
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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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), don't miss a visit to Senate Square, then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, then admire the striking features of The National Library of Finland, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, then get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Finland, then don't miss a visit to The Esplanadi Park, and finally see the interesting displays at Helsinki University Museum (Helsingin Yliopiston Museo).

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You can fly from Vaasa to Helsinki in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In February, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 0°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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