9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
2
Levi
— 2 nights
3
Saariselka
— 2 nights
4
Helsinki
— 2 nights

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nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 14th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, then examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Rovaniemi is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Amsterdam to Rovaniemi is 1 hour. Traveling from Amsterdam in February, expect nights in Rovaniemi to be slightly colder, around -11°C, while days are much colder, around -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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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 16th (Tue), explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. On the 17th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, then see Off-Road Tours, and then stroll through Yllas Ski Resort.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Levi planner.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In February in Levi, expect temperatures between -5°C during the day and -12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Tours · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

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Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop, hit the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park, and then find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Ruijanpolku Trail, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Saariselka online itinerary planner.

Getting from Levi to Saariselka by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Saariselka can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Trails · Parks

Side Trip

Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel ©
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park

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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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station, explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland, then admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence. On the 21st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Senate Square, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki road trip planning app.

Getting from Saariselka to Helsinki by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Saariselka in February, with highs in Helsinki at 0°C and lows at -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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