9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 1 night
2
Saariselka
— 2 nights
3
Levi
— 3 nights
4
Turku
— 1 night
5
Helsinki
— 1 night

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi vacation planning app.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Rovaniemi is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Amsterdam in February, plan for cooler days and slightly colder nights in Rovaniemi: temperatures range from -6°C by day to -11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Saariselka.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church
Lordi's Square ©
Lordi's Square

2
nights
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): hike along Juutua Nature Trail, then see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then stop by Shamaan Design - Lappi Shop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Saariselka online vacation builder.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Saariselka in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Rovaniemi in February since evenings lows in Saariselka dip to -15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Inari
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel ©
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Levi Ski Resort and Lapland Hotels SnowVillage. Get outdoors at Safaris and Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. Step out of Levi to go to Muonio and see Muonion Kotiseutumuseo, which is approximately 2h 45 min away. It doesn't end there: bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi and fly down the slopes at Kids' Land.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Levi trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can fly from Saariselka to Levi in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -5°C in February, and nighttime lows around -12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Safaris, Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, Muonion Kotiseutumuseo
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Safaris
Muonion Kotiseutumuseo ©
Muonion Kotiseutumuseo

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night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): deepen your understanding at Turku Cathedral, browse the different shops at Turun Kauppahalli, and then take an in-depth tour of Turku Castle.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Turku tour itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Levi to Turku takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Levi in February: high temperatures in Turku hover around 0°C and lows are around -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turun Kauppahalli ©
Turun Kauppahalli

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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 21st (Sun): appreciate the history behind Aleksis Kiven patsas, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, then get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo), and finally get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki driving holiday planner.

Getting from Turku to Helsinki by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. February in Helsinki sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums
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Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria
The National Museum of Finland ©
The National Museum of Finland

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