9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Rio de Janeiro
Fly:  19 h 30 min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h
2
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  21 h 30 min
End: Rio de Janeiro

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Korkeasaari Zoo and Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Heureka in Vantaa, about 32 minutes away. There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki route planning app.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Helsinki is an approximately 19.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Helsinki is 5 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Rio de Janeiro in February; daily highs in Helsinki reach 0°C and lows reach -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Heureka
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Korkeasaari Zoo ©
Korkeasaari Zoo

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 21st (Fri), don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Office, make a trip to Santa Claus Village, and then get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus. On your second day here, get curious at Pilke Science Centre, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

To see photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Helsinki to Rovaniemi in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in February, things will get little chillier in Rovaniemi: highs are around -6°C and lows about -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Outdoors
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Pilke Science Centre ©
Pilke Science Centre
Safaris

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Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): make a trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, then make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, then bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, and finally fly down the slopes at Kids' Land. Keep things going the next day: grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort.

Before you visit Levi, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -5°C in February, and nighttime lows around -12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Kittila
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

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