9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 1 night
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Levi
— Few hours
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Turku
— 2 nights
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Helsinki
— 4 nights

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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 6th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi day trip planning app.

New York City, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. In May, Rovaniemi is little chillier than New York City - with highs of 51°F and lows of 37°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Fun & Games
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Lordi's Square ©
Lordi's Square

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): join the crowd at Icekarting Levi.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Levi day trip planner.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 50°F in May, and nighttime lows around 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Turku.
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Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 8th (Tue), get lost in a book at Turku City Library, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Turku route planning tool.

You can fly from Levi to Turku in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, Turku is somewhat warmer than Levi - with highs of 59°F and lows of 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Museums

Side Trip

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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Pack the 11th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Helsinki itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In May, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 60°F, while at night they dip to 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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