10 days in Finland Itinerary

10 days in Finland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Finland trip planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Kemi-Tornio Airport, Drive to Kemi
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Kemi
— 1 night
Drive
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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive
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Levi
— 2 nights
Fly
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Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly

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Kemi

— 1 night
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Your day by day itinerary now includes Kemi SnowCastle as well as Icebreaker Sampo. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): enjoy breathtaking views from Tornion vesitorni, admire the striking features of Kemi Church, and then explore the historical opulence of Kemi SnowCastle.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Kemi route maker.

Moscow, Russia to Kemi is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Moscow Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Moscow in April, with highs in Kemi at 4°C and lows at -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kemi

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 7 — 8:

Rovaniemi

— 2 nights

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 8th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Napapiirin Porofarmi, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip planner.

Getting from Kemi to Rovaniemi by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Apr 8 — 10:

Levi

— 2 nights
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 11th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, and then grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Levi trip planning website.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in April, and nighttime lows around -4°C. You'll set off for Helsinki on the 12th (Sun).

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Outdoors · Adventure · Trails
Find places to stay Apr 10 — 12:

Helsinki

— 3 nights

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and get advice or help at The National Library of Finland.

For ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Helsinki online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Levi to Helsinki takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Levi in April, expect Helsinki to be a bit warmer, temps between 9°C and 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 12 — 15:

Finland travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · Landmarks · Military Museums
Land of a Thousand Lakes
Combining vast Nordic wilderness with bustling hip cities, Finland offers something to delight and surprise all its visitors. Generally speaking, the northern region is populated by unspoiled pine forests, glistening blue lakes, and a plethora of interesting wildlife, while the south is home to the nation's thoroughly modern urban centers. Although Finland holds the title of most sparsely populated county in the European Union, restaurants, bars, and nightclubs in cities like Helsinki, Espoo, and Tampere are often packed with fun-loving Finns. Do bring your dancing shoes, but don't forget your hiking boots either--you'll want to make use of the country's 37 national parks, spread throughout this "Land of a Thousand Lakes."