18 days in Finland Itinerary

18 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Levi
— 1 night
2
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
3
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
4
Kuusamo
— 2 nights
5
Koli National Park
— 3 nights
6
Vaasa
— 1 night
7
Kouvola
— 1 night
8
Helsinki
— 3 nights

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 4th (Mon): get interesting insight from Levi Ski Resort. On the 5th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: relax in the rural setting at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm and then look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Levi online tour planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Levi is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Dubai to Levi is minus 2 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Dubai in March; daily highs in Levi reach °C and lows reach °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trip

Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park. On the 7th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a memorable tour with Tours and then stroll through Yllas Ski Resort.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Akaslompolo trip planner.

Traveling by car from Levi to Akaslompolo takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in March, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Yllas Ski Resort, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Safaris
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): make a trip to Santa Claus Village, thenexamine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. Here are some ideas for day two: Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Napapiirin Porofarmi, and finally get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip planner.

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can drive to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Parks Museums
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles

2
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. On the 10th (Sun), look for gifts at Shopping Center Kumpare, thenhike along Pieni Karhunkierros Trail, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Kiutakongas Rapids. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: fly down the slopes at Ruka, thenexperience rural life at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm, and then explore the world behind art at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Kuusamo trip planner.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Kuusamo in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Kuusamo, with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail ©
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
Ruka ©
Ruka

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.
Get in touch with nature at Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail and Pielinen. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto, take in the dramatic natural features at Uhrihalkeama, trek along Ukko-Koli Hill, and stroll through Akka-Koli Hill.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Koli National Park driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Kuusamo to Koli National Park in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Kuusamo in March, plan for a bit warmer nights in Koli National Park, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Koli National Park

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

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night
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site. On the next day, examine the collection at Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum, thenexamine the collection at Stundars Museum, thenhit the slopes at Ojberget, and finally see the interesting displays at Terranova.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Vaasa trip planner.

Traveling by car from Koli National Park to Vaasa takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. March in Vaasa sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Kouvola.

Things to do in Vaasa

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Stundars Museum
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
Stundars Museum ©
Stundars Museum
Ojberget ©
Ojberget

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Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. On the 17th (Sun), take a peaceful walk through Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pyhan Ristin kirkko, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Main Church, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum Mustila.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Kouvola trip itinerary planning app.

Fly from Vaasa to Kouvola in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In March, daytime highs in Kouvola are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kouvola

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Arboretum Mustila
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Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area
Pyhan Ristin kirkko ©
Pyhan Ristin kirkko

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Temppeliaukio Church, thenstep into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park. Keep things going the next day: stroll around Nuuksio National Park.

To find reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki vacation planner.

Getting from Kouvola to Helsinki by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in March, and nighttime lows around °C. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

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

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