9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Doha
Fly:  13​h
1
Kuusamo
— 1 day
Fly:  2​h
2
Levi
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
3
Muonio
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Saariselka
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
train:  2​h 30​min
6
Oulu
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
7
Vaasa
— 1 night
train:  2​h 15​min
8
Tampere
— Few hours
train:  1​h 45​min
9
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Doha

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day
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, then get outside with Karhunkierros, and then hike along Kiutakongas Rapids.

For ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Kuusamo journey builder app .

Doha, Qatar to Kuusamo is an approximately 13-hour flight. Traveling from Doha to Kuusamo, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Doha in April; daily highs in Kuusamo reach 3°C and lows reach -6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Outdoors Nature Trails
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Karhunkierros ©
Karhunkierros

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night
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
On the 7th (Sun), glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Levi online vacation planner .

Getting from Kuusamo to Levi by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in April, and nighttime lows around -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Levi

Tours Winter Sports Outdoors
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

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Muonio

Muonio ©
Muonio is a municipality of Finland.The town is located in far northern Finland above the Arctic Circle on the country's western border, within the area of the former Lappi province. On the 8th (Mon), ski along the peaceful trails at Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Muonio vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Levi to Muonio takes an hour. In April, daytime highs in Muonio are 1°C, while nighttime lows are -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Muonio

Tours Winter Sports Outdoors
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Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages ©

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Saariselka

Saariselka
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Traveling by car from Muonio to Saariselka takes 3.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Shopping
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Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 9th (Tue), see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, look for gifts at LAURI, then enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

To find other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi online travel planner .

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Rovaniemi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Oulu.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Safaris
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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Oulu

Oulu ©
Oulu is a city and municipality of inhabitants in the region of Northern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Hupisaaret Park, examine the collection at Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ainolan Puisto, and finally catch some excitement at Oulu Climbing Centre.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Oulu online route planner .

Traveling by train from Rovaniemi to Oulu takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. April in Oulu sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to drive to Vaasa.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Wildlife Fun & Games
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Ainolan Puisto ©
Ainolan Puisto
Oulu Climbing Centre ©
Oulu Climbing Centre
Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo ©
Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo

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night
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Vaasa trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Oulu to Vaasa takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in April, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Vaasa

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

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Tampere

Tampere
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Tampere day trip planning tool .

You can take a train from Vaasa to Tampere in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. April in Tampere sees daily highs of 8°C and lows of -1°C at night. You'll set off for Helsinki on the 11th (Thu).

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Outdoors
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): explore the galleries of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), don't miss a visit to Senate Square, then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally head outdoors with The Crusell Bridge.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Helsinki trip planner .

Getting from Tampere to Helsinki by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In April in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 0°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Scenic Drive Outdoors
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukion Church ©
Temppeliaukion Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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