11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Zurich
Fly:  6 h 15 min
1
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 30 min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  3 h
3
Saariselka
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Pyhatunturi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  8 h
End: Zurich

1
night
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.
For reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki vacation planning app.

Zurich, Switzerland to Helsinki is an approximately 6- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Zurich to Helsinki is 1 hour. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Zurich in September, with highs in Helsinki at 19°C and lows at 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Fun & Games
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Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
The Esplanadi Park ©
The Esplanadi Park
Helsinki Central Railway Station ©
Helsinki Central Railway Station

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 22nd (Sun), kick your exploration up a notch at Levi Ski Resort and then gear up at Elan Ski Shop & Rental. Keep things going the next day: join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, then get your game on at G2 ICEKARTING, and then identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Levi trip builder app.

Fly from Helsinki to Levi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in September, things will get little chillier in Levi: highs are around 13°C and lows about 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
G2 ICEKARTING ©
G2 ICEKARTING
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): hit the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and then see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Wed): examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum, then fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort, and then stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Saariselka trip itinerary builder app.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Levi to Saariselka in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Saariselka are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Inari, Gold Prospector Museum
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

2
nights
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park and then identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park. On the next day, go deep underground at Amethyst Mine Lapland and then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Sodankyla.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Pyhatunturi attractions app.

You can drive from Saariselka to Pyhatunturi in 2.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Pyhatunturi are 14°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Luosto, Church of Sodankyla
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Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Kopara Reindeer Park
Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park
Church of Sodankyla ©
Church of Sodankyla

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): make a trip to Santa Claus Village, see Santa Claus Office, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and finally stroll through Napapiirin Porofarmi. Keep things going the next day: find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To find out how to plan a trip to Rovaniemi, use our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Pyhatunturi to Rovaniemi in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in September, and nighttime lows around 6°C. On the 30th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Theme Parks Parks
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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