11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Vinh
Fly:  27 h
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
3
Vaasa
— 1 day
Drive:  5 h 45 min
4
Koli National Park
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4 h
5
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  22 h
End: Vinh

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, then have fun at Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. On the next day, examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, then stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, and finally get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip itinerary planning site.

Vinh, Vietnam to Rovaniemi is an approximately 26- hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Vinh to Rovaniemi is minus 5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Tours Outdoors
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

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 4th (Thu): explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort and then bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Levi trip planner.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Levi are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Levi

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

1
day
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. On the 6th (Sat), explore the striking landscape at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Vaasa day trip planner.

Getting from Levi to Vaasa by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Levi in April, expect nights in Vaasa to be about the same, around -1°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Vaasa

Wildlife Nature Parks
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

1
night
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
On the 7th (Sun), explore the activities along Pielinen, then head outdoors with Neitikoski Rapids, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Uhrihalkeama. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy breathtaking views from Rasavaara Observation tower, tour the pleasant surroundings at Akka-Koli Hill, and then stroll through Paha-Koli Hill.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Koli National Park tour planner.

You can drive from Vaasa to Koli National Park in 6.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. In April, plan for daily highs up to 6°C, and evening lows to -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Neitikoski Rapids ©
Neitikoski Rapids
Pielinen ©
Pielinen
Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, explore the galleries of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, admire the natural beauty at Observatory Hill Park, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, then explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Helsinki trip itinerary website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Koli National Park to Helsinki. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in April, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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