9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Train + Fly:  6 h 15 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Levi
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h
3
Kuusamo
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
4
Koli National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
5
Vaasa
— 1 day
Fly:  3 h 15 min
6
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Fly + Train:  6 h
End: London

1
night
Rovaniemi

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

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Rovaniemi trip simple and quick.

London, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 6.5- hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from London in April; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach 3°C and lows reach -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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 15th (Mon), explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Levi road trip planning app.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Levi can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Levi

Trails Parks Outdoors
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

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night
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): fly down the slopes at Ruka and then contemplate the waterfront views at Kiutakongas Rapids.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Kuusamo holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Levi to Kuusamo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April in Kuusamo, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Ruka ©
Ruka

2
nights
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
On the 17th (Wed), delve into the lush surroundings at Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Thu): enjoy breathtaking views from Rasavaara Observation tower, then identify plant and animal life at Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, then stroll through Akka-Koli Hill, and finally trek along Paha-Koli Hill.

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Drive from Kuusamo to Koli National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Kuusamo in April, expect somewhat warmer with lows of -2°C in Koli National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Vaasa.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto ©
Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill

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day
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. On the 19th (Fri), step off the mainland to explore Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Vaasa road trip tool.

You can drive from Koli National Park to Vaasa in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. April in Vaasa sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Vaasa

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), then make a trip to Senate Square, and finally expand your understanding of the military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nuuksio National Park.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Vaasa to Helsinki takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in April, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to 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
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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