9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Washington DC

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 23rd (Sat): snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Office, and finally get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi holiday builder site .

Washington DC, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Washington DC to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in March; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach 30°F and lows reach 17°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can go by car to Levi.

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

1
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 24th (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm and then glide through natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Levi trip website .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°F in March, and nighttime lows around 16°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

5
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.
Bring the kids along to Linnanmaki Amusement Park and Aurinkolahti Beach. There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Fortress of Suomenlinna, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

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Getting from Levi to Helsinki by combination of bus and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In March, Helsinki is a bit warmer than Levi - with highs of 37°F and lows of 23°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Korkeasaari Zoo ©
Korkeasaari Zoo

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