17 days in Finland Itinerary

17 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: London
Fly:  6 h 15 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Pyhatunturi
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Levi
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
4
Vaasa
— 1 day
Drive:  4 h
5
Turku
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
6
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly:  6 h
End: London

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for wildlife, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, stop by Your Piece Of Finland, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and see where the action happens at Lappi Areena.

To see other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip planning app.

London, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from London to Rovaniemi, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from London in March: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -1°C and lows are around -9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Tours Outdoors
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

1
night
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

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Getting from Rovaniemi to Pyhatunturi by car takes about 2 hours. Traveling from Rovaniemi in March, expect a bit cooler with lows of -13°C in Pyhatunturi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Nature Parks
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park

3
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage (in Kittila) and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio). Spend the 22nd (Fri) on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. There's still lots to do: join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and get a taste of the local shopping with LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Levi trip planner.

Getting from Pyhatunturi to Levi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 0°C in March, and nighttime lows around -10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Tours Adventure

Side Trips

Kittila, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

1
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Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Vaasa trip planning app.

You can fly from Levi to Vaasa in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Levi in March, expect a bit warmer with lows of -6°C in Vaasa. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Vaasa

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

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Turku: Rauma (The Church of the Holy Cross & Old Rauma). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, kick back and relax at Vepsa Island, work off some steam at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Turku online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Vaasa to Turku takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Rauma, Moomin World
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle

5
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 28th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, and admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In March, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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