9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Rome
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h
2
Koli National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h 15​min
3
Levi
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Rome

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 8th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), make a trip to Senate Square, then admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, and finally explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki sightseeing planning website .

Rome, Italy to Helsinki is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Rome to Helsinki, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Rome in March; daily highs in Helsinki reach 3°C and lows reach -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

3
nights
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Koli National Park is known for trails, nature, museums, wildlife, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head outdoors with Neitikoski Rapids, explore the activities along Pielinen, fly down the slopes at Ukko-Koli, and take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower.

Start your trip to Koli National Park by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Helsinki to Koli National Park. In March, daytime highs in Koli National Park are 0°C, while nighttime lows are -8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Koli National Park

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Pielinen ©
Pielinen
Ukko-Koli ©
Ukko-Koli
Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill

1
day
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Levi trip planner .

Traveling by car from Koli National Park to Levi takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect a daytime high around 0°C in March, and nighttime lows around -10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 15th (Fri), take an exotic tour of a safari tour, stop by LAURI, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village. On the 16th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell and then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi tour planner .

Traveling by car from Levi to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach -1°C, while at night they dip to -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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