9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Saint Louis
Fly:  22​h
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
+2
shuttle + foot + Fly:  5​h
3
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Saint Louis

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, then look for gifts at LAURI, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church. On the next day, get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village, see Santa Claus Office, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and finally explore the world behind art at Korundi House of Culture.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip itinerary maker site .

New York City, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in February, expect nights in Rovaniemi to be little chillier, around 14°F, while days are colder, around 22°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums Wildlife Outdoors
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort. On the 13th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and then stroll through Yllas Ski Resort.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Akaslompolo trip planner .

Getting from Rovaniemi to Akaslompolo by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In February in Akaslompolo, expect temperatures between 24°F during the day and 13°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Yllas Ski Resort, Levi Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Safaris
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Get some historical perspective at Rock Church and Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo--about 46 minutes away. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Katajanokka, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Helsinki trip planner.

Getting from Akaslompolo to Helsinki by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Akaslompolo in February, with highs in Helsinki at 33°F and lows at 26°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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