9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Vaasa
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h 45​min
4
Koli National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
5
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: London

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): stop by Your Piece Of Finland.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi vacation builder app .

London, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from London in April: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around 3°C and lows are around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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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.
On the 15th (Mon), gear up at Levi Ski Resort. Keep things going the next day: head outdoors with Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Levi attractions planning app .

Getting from Rovaniemi to Levi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Levi

Winter Sports Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

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Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): take some stellar pictures from Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Vaasa holiday maker website .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Levi to Vaasa takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Levi in April, plan for somewhat warmer days in Vaasa, with highs around 7°C, while nights are about the same with lows around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Vaasa

Nature Wildlife Parks
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

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Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
On the 18th (Thu), enjoy breathtaking views from Rasavaara Observation tower, trek along Akka-Koli Hill, and then trek along Paha-Koli Hill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, then hike along Ukko-Koli Hill, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Koli National Park trip planner .

You can drive from Vaasa to Koli National Park in 6 hours. Another option is to fly. Expect a daytime high around 6°C in April, and nighttime lows around -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Ukko-Koli Hill ©
Ukko-Koli Hill

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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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Rock Church, brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then make a trip to Senate Square, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral. On the next day, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nuuksio National Park.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Koli National Park to Helsinki. In April, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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