9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  6​h
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Koli National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
3
Levi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: London

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 26th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, make a trip to Senate Square, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and finally learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Helsinki tour itinerary planner.

London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Helsinki. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from London in March; daily highs in Helsinki reach 3°C and lows reach -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

2
nights
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): explore the activities along Pielinen and then head outdoors with Neitikoski Rapids. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sat): take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower, then hike along Akka-Koli Hill, and then hike along Paha-Koli Hill.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Koli National Park holiday site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Helsinki to Koli National Park. March in Koli National Park sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Neitikoski Rapids ©
Neitikoski Rapids
Pielinen ©
Pielinen
Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill

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 31st (Sun), fly down the slopes at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Yllas Ski Resort and then explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Levi trip planning app .

You can drive from Koli National Park to Levi in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In March, daily temperatures in Levi can reach 0°C, while at night they dip to -10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks

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

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 2nd (Tue), look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then stop by LAURI, then enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village. On the 3rd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, then Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, then explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery, and finally take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

For maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Outdoors Wildlife
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
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