9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Ranua
— 1 night
2
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
3
Saariselka
— 2 nights
4
Turku
— 1 night
5
Helsinki
— 2 nights

1
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Ranua

Ranua ©
Ranua is a municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Lapland. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): get to know the resident critters at Ranua Zoo.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Ranua is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. On the 14th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Ranua

Zoos & Aquariums · Wildlife · Parks
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Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo

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Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort. On the next day, take a memorable tour with Tours, make a trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, then bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Akaslompolo online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Ranua to Akaslompolo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. February in Akaslompolo sees daily highs of -5°C and lows of -12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

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

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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.
On the 17th (Wed), gear up at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort and then pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel. On the 18th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Urho Kekkonen National Park and then find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Saariselka trip planner.

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Saariselka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks

Side Trip

Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel ©
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel

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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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): take a stroll through Naantali Old Town, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, then take in the exciting artwork at Gallery A, and finally deepen your understanding at Turku Cathedral.

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

You can fly from Saariselka to Turku in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Saariselka in February; daily highs in Turku reach 0°C and lows reach -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trip

Naantali Old Town
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Naantali Old Town ©
Naantali Old Town

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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.
On the 20th (Sat), indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then admire the masterpieces 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. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, explore the world behind art at Sinebrychoff Art Museum, then steep yourself in history at Mannerheim Museum, then take a stroll through Katajanokka, and finally make a trip to SkyWheel Helsinki.

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Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In February, plan for daily highs up to 0°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Historic Sites · Spas
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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