9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Yellowknife
Fly:  21​h
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Levi
— 2 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Yellowknife


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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence and then explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, get your game on at True VR, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then make a trip to Senate Square, and finally hunt for treasures at Old Market Hall.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Helsinki holiday planning site .

Yellowknife, Canada to Helsinki is an approximately 21-hour flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 9 hour difference. Traveling from Yellowknife in January, things will get warmer in Helsinki: highs are around -3°C and lows about -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village. On the 6th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip itinerary builder .

You can fly from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Helsinki in January: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -10°C and lows are around -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Wildlife Tours
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, and then have some family-friendly fun at Kid's Land.

To see photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Levi sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in January, expect little chillier with lows of -21°C in Levi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Tours Outdoors Trails
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi

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