9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Dublin
Fly:  6 h
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  4 h 15 min
2
Koli National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
3
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  8 h 30 min
End: Dublin

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.
Pack the 15th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, browse the eclectic array of goods at Market Square Kauppatori, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki online tour itinerary planner.

Dublin, Ireland to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 2 hour difference. In September, daytime highs in Helsinki are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) ©
Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali)

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: trek along Ukko-Koli Hill, don't miss a visit to Paateri, head outdoors with Neitikoski Rapids, and take in the dramatic natural features at Uhrihalkeama.

To see ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Koli National Park trip itinerary builder website.

Explore your travel options from Helsinki to Koli National Park with the Route module. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Helsinki in September: highs in Koli National Park hover around 15°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill
Pielinen ©
Pielinen

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 19th (Thu), stop by Your Piece Of Finland, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Fri): see Santa Claus Office, then explore the different monuments and memorials at German Soldier s Cemetery, and then see the top attractions with Feelapland.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Koli National Park to Rovaniemi takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In September in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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