9 days in Lapland, Southwest Finland & Central Finland Itinerary

9 days in Lapland, Southwest Finland & Central Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Lapland, Southwest Finland & Central Finland Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  15​h 15​min
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Levi
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 30​min
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
Jamsa
— 2 nights
Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: New York City

2
days
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre, and finally identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at SantaPark, then see Santa Claus Office, and then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi driving holiday planner.

New York City, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Rovaniemi is 7 hours. Traveling from New York City in April, you will find days in Rovaniemi are colder (38°F), and nights are a bit cooler (26°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Museums, #Tours
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum

2
days
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 16th (Tue): ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Wed): experience rural life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, then glide through natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, and then admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Levi trip planning site .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 38°F, and evening lows to 25°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Levi

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Winter Sports

Side Trip

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

2
days
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): deepen your understanding at Turku Cathedral, then examine the collection at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally get lost in a book at Turku City Library. On your second day here, have fun at Moomin World, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, and finally browse the different shops at Turun Kauppahalli.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Turku tour itinerary builder .

Getting from Levi to Turku by combination of bus and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Traveling from Levi in April, you will find days in Turku are a bit warmer (46°F), and nights are about the same (30°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Jamsa.

Things to do in Turku

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Fun & Games

Side Trip

Moomin World
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

1
day
Jamsa

Jamsa ©
Jämsä is a town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Western Finland and is part of the Central Finland region. On the 20th (Sat), explore the striking landscape of Leivonmaki National Park.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Jamsa route planner.

You can drive from Turku to Jamsa in 3.5 hours. In April in Jamsa, expect temperatures between 44°F during the day and 28°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Jamsa

#Nature, #Parks, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Oravivuori Triangulation Tower, Leivonmaki National Park
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Leivonmaki National Park ©
Leivonmaki National Park

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