11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Vaasa
— 1 night
3
Koli National Park
— 3 nights
4
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
5
Levi
— 1 night

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 16th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: walk around Nuuksio National Park.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip planner.

Zurich, Switzerland to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. Traveling from Zurich to Helsinki, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Zurich in April: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature 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. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Vaasa road trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Vaasa takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Vaasa

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

3
nights
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Ukko-Koli and Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape of Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, hike along Ukko-Koli Hill, tour the pleasant surroundings at Herajarvi Hiking Trail, and enjoy breathtaking views from Rasavaara Observation tower.

To see maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Koli National Park road trip planner.

You can drive from Vaasa to Koli National Park in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In April in Koli National Park, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can 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): make a trip to Santa Claus Village, thentake an exotic tour of a safari tour, and then get curious at Pilke Science Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Napapiirin Porofarmi, thenstroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip builder app.

Getting from Koli National Park to Rovaniemi by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort.

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You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. April in Levi sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Tours Winter Sports Adventure
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

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