13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Lagos
Fly + Drive:  20 h 15 min
1
Levi
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 15 min
3
Vaasa
— 1 day
Drive:  5 h 15 min
4
Koli National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
5
Kotka
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  17 h 15 min
End: Lagos

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.
On the 21st (Sun), explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. Keep things going the next day: join the crowd at Icekarting Levi and then make a trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Levi trip itinerary builder site.

Lagos, Nigeria to Levi is an approximately 20-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Lagos to Levi is 1 hour. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Lagos in April, with highs in Levi at 3°C and lows at -4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Adventure Parks Trails

Side Trip

Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 23rd (Tue), see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, thensee Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

To see maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

1
day
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Vaasa day trip app.

Fly from Rovaniemi to Vaasa in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Rovaniemi in April, plan for a bit warmer days in Vaasa, with highs around 7°C, while nights are about the same with lows around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Vaasa

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

2
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.
Koli National Park is known for trails, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Ukko-Koli, explore the activities along Pielinen, hike along Ukko-Koli Hill, and take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Koli National Park trip simple and quick.

Getting from Vaasa to Koli National Park by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. In April, daytime highs in Koli National Park are 6°C, while nighttime lows are -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kotka.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Neitikoski Rapids ©
Neitikoski Rapids
Ukko-Koli ©
Ukko-Koli
Pielinen ©
Pielinen

1
night
Kotka

Kotka ©
Kotka is a city and municipality of Finland.Kotka is located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland at the mouth of Kymi River and it is part of the Kymenlaakso region in southern Finland. On the 28th (Sun), step off the mainland to explore Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth, take in the pleasant sights at Linden Esplanade, thenidentify plant and animal life at Riverside Park, and finally trek along Santalahti Nature Trail.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Kotka online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Koli National Park to Kotka by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. In April, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Santalahti Nature Trail ©
Santalahti Nature Trail
Riverside Park ©
Riverside Park
Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth ©
Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth

3
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.
Pack the 1st (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, make a trip to Senate Square, and get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Kotka to Helsinki by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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