8 days in Finland Itinerary

8 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Fly + Drive:  9 h 45 min
1
Levi
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 45 min
2
Kuusamo
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h
3
Koli National Park
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4 h
4
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h
End: London

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.
Here are some ideas for day two: shop like a local with LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery and then explore the striking landscape of Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Levi vacation planning tool.

London, UK to Levi is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from London in May; daily highs in Levi reach 11°C and lows reach 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

2
nights
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Ruka and then contemplate the waterfront views at Kiutakongas Rapids. On the 7th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, thentrek along Pieni Karhunkierros Trail, and then look for gifts at Shopping Center Kumpare.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Kuusamo online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Levi to Kuusamo takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In May, daytime highs in Kuusamo are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

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

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): hike along Ukko-Koli Hill and then explore the activities along Pielinen.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Koli National Park trip planner.

Getting from Kuusamo to Koli National Park by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. When traveling from Kuusamo in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Koli National Park, with highs around 16°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Koli National Park

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, stop by Taiga Colors, thenlook for gifts at Artisaani, and finally get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market, get to know the resident critters at Korkeasaari Zoo, thenmake a trip to Porvoo Old Town, and finally see the interesting displays at Design Museum.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki road trip app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Koli National Park to Helsinki. May in Helsinki sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Porvoo Old Town
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Hakaniemi Market ©
Hakaniemi Market
Porvoo Old Town ©
Porvoo Old Town

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