9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Tampere
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h
End: Toronto

1
day
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 22nd (Fri), see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then stop by LAURI, then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi trip itinerary planner.

Toronto, Canada to Rovaniemi is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. In February, Rovaniemi is a bit cooler than Toronto - with highs of -6°C and lows of -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sun): ski along the peaceful trails at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Levi trip maker site .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. February in Levi sees daily highs of -5°C and lows of -12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 25th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Riihiniemen Uimaranta, and then view the masterpieces at Haihara Art Centre. On the 26th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then take in the exciting artwork at Galleria Ronga, then view the masterpieces at Laukko Manor, and finally look for gifts at Keittioelamaa.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Tampere planner .

Fly from Levi to Tampere in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Levi in February: high temperatures in Tampere hover around -1°C and lows are around -7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Laukko Manor
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Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing ©
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing
Galleria Ronga ©
Galleria Ronga

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 27th (Wed), browse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Mylly, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and then take in the exciting artwork at Photographic Centre Peri.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku trip planner .

You can take a train from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 0°C in February, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Shopping Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Kauppakeskus Mylly
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Kauppakeskus Mylly ©
Kauppakeskus Mylly
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Photographic Centre Peri ©
Photographic Centre Peri

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 28th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Rock Church, contemplate the long history of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, wander the streets of Katajanokka, then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Old Market Hall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), stop by Okra, then get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Kamppi Shopping Centre.

For ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Helsinki online holiday maker .

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In February, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 0°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Shopping Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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