8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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8 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
Levi
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Kuusamo
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
Koli National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
4
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: London

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.
Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery and then glide through natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Levi online journey planner .

London, UK to Levi is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from London in May, expect Levi to be slightly colder, temps between 11°C and 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Levi

#Nature, #Winter Sports, #Parks

Side Trip

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

2
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. On the 6th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Ruka and then take in breathtaking views at Kiutakongas Rapids. On your second day here, admire the masterpieces at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, hike along Pieni Karhunkierros Trail, and then stop by Shopping Center Kumpare.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Kuusamo itinerary app .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Levi to Kuusamo takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Kuusamo are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Kuusamo

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails

Side Trip

Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Ruka ©
Ruka

1
night
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
On the 8th (Wed), hike along Ukko-Koli Hill and then contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen.

For reviews and more tourist information, use the Koli National Park driving holiday planner .

Getting from Kuusamo to Koli National Park by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Kuusamo in May: highs in Koli National Park hover around 16°C, while lows dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Koli National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails
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Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill

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.
On the 9th (Thu), test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, then stop by Taiga Colors, then look for gifts at Artisaani, and finally get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Fri): get a taste of the local shopping with Hakaniemi Market, meet the residents at Korkeasaari Zoo, then don't miss a visit to Porvoo Old Town, and finally admire the masterpieces at Design Museum.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki online tour planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Koli National Park to Helsinki. In May, daytime highs in Helsinki are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Museums, #Zoos & Aquariums, #Parks

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Porvoo Old Town
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Korkeasaari Zoo ©
Korkeasaari Zoo
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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