9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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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
Drive:  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. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, head outdoors with Karhunkierros, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Kiutakongas Rapids.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Kuusamo travel route planner.

Doha, Qatar to Kuusamo is an approximately 17- hour flight. The time zone changes from Arabian Standard Time (AST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Doha in April, with highs in Kuusamo at 3°C and lows at -6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Outdoors Parks Nature
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Karhunkierros ©
Karhunkierros
Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre ©
Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre

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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), explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Levi day trip site.

You can fly from Kuusamo to Levi in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April in Levi, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can drive to Muonio.

Things to do in Levi

Tours Outdoors Winter Sports
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

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night
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.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Muonio vacation maker app.

Traveling by car from Levi to Muonio takes an hour. In April in Muonio, expect temperatures between 1°C during the day and -7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Muonio

Tours Outdoors Winter Sports
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Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages ©
Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages

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hours
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 8th (Mon), stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

For more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Saariselka trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Muonio to Saariselka in 4 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to go by car 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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip tool.

Traveling by car from Saariselka to Rovaniemi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. April in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can 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. On the 10th (Wed), walk around Hupisaaret Park, then see the interesting displays at Pohjois-Pohjanmaan museo, then stroll around Ainolan Puisto, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Oulu Climbing Centre.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Oulu trip planner.

Traveling by train from Rovaniemi to Oulu takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Vaasa.

Things to do in Oulu

Parks Wildlife Fun & Games
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Hupisaaret Park ©
Hupisaaret Park
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): identify plant and animal life at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Vaasa online holiday planner.

You can drive from Oulu to Vaasa in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In April in Vaasa, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Vaasa

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

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hours
Tampere

Tampere
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Tampere trip builder app.

You can take a train from Vaasa to Tampere in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to -1°C. You will leave for Helsinki on the 11th (Thu).

Things to do in Tampere

Museums Parks 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 historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then don't miss a visit to Senate Square, then pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, and finally cruise along The Crusell Bridge.

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Getting from Tampere to Helsinki by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 0°C. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Scenic Drive Outdoors
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
The Crusell Bridge
The Crusell Bridge
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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