9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Muonio
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 45​min
3
Mustasaari
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h
4
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: New York City

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 14th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, and finally make a trip to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: find something for the whole family at SantaPark, explore and take pictures at Lappi Areena, and then snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip itinerary planning app .

New York City, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from New York City to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in April, expect nights in Rovaniemi to be slightly colder, around 26°F, while days are cooler, around 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

1
night
Muonio

Muonio ©
Muonio is a municipality of Finland.The town is located in far northern Finland above the Arctic Circle on the country's western border, within the area of the former Lappi province. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Keimiotunturi Fell and then glide through natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Muonio road trip planning website .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Muonio in 3 hours. Traveling from Rovaniemi in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Muonio, with lows of 21°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Muonio

Nature Parks Winter Sports
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Keimiotunturi Fell ©
Keimiotunturi Fell

1
day
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): step off the mainland to explore Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Mustasaari trip planner .

Getting from Muonio to Mustasaari by car takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: fly. Traveling from Muonio in April, things will get somewhat warmer in Mustasaari: highs are around 43°F and lows about 29°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Wildlife Nature Parks

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

4
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 20th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Fortress of Suomenlinna, browse the exhibits of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki route site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mustasaari to Helsinki. In April, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 47°F, while at night they dip to 32°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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