7 days in Finland Itinerary

7 days in Finland Itinerary

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7 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Saariselka
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
3
Levi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: New York City

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Temppeliaukion Church and The Esplanadi Park will appeal to history buffs. Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Espoo to see Nuuksio National Park about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, make a trip to Senate Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and take a stroll through Katajanokka.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki online trip itinerary planner .

New York City, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Helsinki is 7 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from New York City in November; daily highs in Helsinki reach 40°F and lows reach 32°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Nature

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
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Urho Kekkonen National Park and then get all the equipment you need at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Saariselka trip planner.

You can fly from Helsinki to Saariselka in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Helsinki in November, with highs in Saariselka at 27°F and lows at 16°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort

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 9th (Sat), look for gifts at Elan Ski Shop & Rental and then glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Levi journey builder app .

You can fly from Saariselka to Levi in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 26°F, and evening lows to 15°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Winter Sports Adventure
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

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 10th (Sun): take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

For where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Levi to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach 28°F, while at night they dip to 20°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Safaris

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