9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
+3
Train + Bus + Foot + Fly:  18 h 45 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  4 h 30 min
3
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  14 h 45 min
End: Washington DC

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for wildlife, museums, fun & games, nightlife, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip builder tool .

Washington DC, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also do a combination of subway, bus, and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Washington DC to Rovaniemi, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Washington DC in November, expect Rovaniemi to be colder, temps between 28°F and 20°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Theme Parks Wildlife
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

2
nights
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 24th (Tue), hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Wed): join the crowd at Icekarting Levi and then ski along the peaceful trails at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

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You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Rovaniemi in November since evenings lows in Levi dip to 15°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Yllas Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

3
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.
Helsinki is known for historic sites, shopping, museums, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki road trip tool .

Getting from Levi to Helsinki by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Levi in November, with highs in Helsinki at 40°F and lows at 32°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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