9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), make a trip to Senate Square, then admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, then admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, and finally explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Helsinki itinerary planning tool.

Rome, Italy to Helsinki is an approximately 7- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Rome in March, with highs in Helsinki at 3°C and lows at -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
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

3
nights
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
Koli National Park is known for trails, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: fly down the slopes at Ukko-Koli, contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen, trek along Paha-Koli Hill, and steep yourself in history at Uhrihalkeama.

For photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Koli National Park online trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Helsinki to Koli National Park. In March, daily temperatures in Koli National Park can reach 0°C, while at night they dip to -8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time 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.
On the 14th (Thu), explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Levi trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Koli National Park to Levi. In March, daily temperatures in Levi can reach 0°C, while at night they dip to -10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Trails Adventure Parks
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. On the 16th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell and then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip site.

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) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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