7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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7 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 15​min
3
Koli National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
4
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Newark


1
day
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, experience rural life at Poro Farmi, and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip maker .

Newark, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. In March, Rovaniemi is slightly colder than Newark - with highs of 30°F and lows of 17°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Safaris
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 13th (Wed): ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Levi travel route planning app .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°F in March, and nighttime lows around 16°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Levi

Winter Sports Adventure Outdoors
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

1
night
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Uhrihalkeama, stroll through Akka-Koli Hill, and then trek along Paha-Koli Hill. Keep things going the next day: hike along Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, then trek along Ukko-Koli Hill, and then explore the activities along Pielinen.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Koli National Park trip planner .

Getting from Levi to Koli National Park by car takes about 8 hours. Other options: fly. In March, daily temperatures in Koli National Park can reach 33°F, while at night they dip to 19°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill
Uhrihalkeama ©
Uhrihalkeama

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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 16th (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rock Church, explore the galleries of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and finally get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki road trip planning tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Koli National Park to Helsinki. In March, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 37°F, while at night they dip to 23°F. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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