11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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11 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Vaasa
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Koli National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Levi
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Zurich

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 15th (Mon), wander the streets of Ullanlinna. On the next day, explore the striking landscape of Nuuksio National Park.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Helsinki trip simple and quick.

Zurich, Switzerland to Helsinki is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 1 hour. Traveling from Zurich in April, things will get little chillier in Helsinki: highs are around 9°C and lows about 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

1
night
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Vaasa trip planner .

Fly from Helsinki to Vaasa in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Vaasa

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

3
nights
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Get in touch with nature at Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto and Akka-Koli Hill.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Koli National Park sightseeing planning website .

You can drive from Vaasa to Koli National Park in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect a daytime high around 6°C in April, and nighttime lows around -2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto
Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and then engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre. On your second day here, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, identify plant and animal life at Poro Farmi, then stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi travel planner .

You can drive from Koli National Park to Rovaniemi in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In April, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Museums Parks
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
German Soldier s Cemetery ©
German Soldier s Cemetery

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Levi tour itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in April, and nighttime lows around -4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Trails Outdoors Tours
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

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