8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Pune
Fly:  12​h 45​min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Kuusamo
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h
3
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: Pune

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then admire the striking features of Temppeliaukion Church, and finally get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sun): make a trip to Senate Square, make a trip to Porvoo Old Town, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Helsinki trip itinerary builder site .

Pune, India to Helsinki is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Pune to Helsinki. January in Helsinki sees daily highs of -3°C and lows of -9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Porvoo Old Town
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Room Escape Games
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church

1
night
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): fly down the slopes at Ruka, stop by Riipisen Wild Game and Souvenier Shop, then examine the collection at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, and finally experience rural life at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Kuusamo trip itinerary maker app .

Getting from Helsinki to Kuusamo by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in January; daily highs in Kuusamo reach -10°C and lows reach -19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Ruka ©
Ruka
Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm ©

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.
On the 7th (Tue), make a trip to Snow Village and then glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Wed): take an exotic tour of a safari tour, bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, and then get your game on at Kids' Land.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Levi online trip builder .

Getting from Kuusamo to Levi by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to -11°C, and evening lows to -21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Snow Village
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Snow Village ©
Snow Village

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 9th (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier.

Plan my day in Rovaniemi using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Levi in January, plan for a bit warmer nights in Rovaniemi, with lows around -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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

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