9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Vancouver
Fly:  18 h 45 min
1
Kuusamo
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h
2
Levi
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  7 h 30 min
3
Savonlinna
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 30 min
4
Turku
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h
5
Helsinki
— 1 night
Fly:  15 h 15 min
End: Vancouver

1
night
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): look for gifts at Shopping Center Kumpare and then relax in the rural setting at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, then hike along Pieni Karhunkierros Trail, and then explore the activities along Kiutakongas Rapids.

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Vancouver, Canada to Kuusamo is an approximately 20- hour flight. Traveling from Vancouver to Kuusamo, you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Vancouver in May, with highs in Kuusamo at 11°C and lows at 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
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Kiutakongas Rapids ©
Kiutakongas Rapids
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail ©
Pieni Karhunkierros Trail
Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm ©
Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm

2
nights
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort. On the 22nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To see other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Levi online road trip planner.

Fly from Kuusamo to Levi in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

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

1
night
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, then explore the striking landscape at Punkaharju Ridge, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Savonlinna trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Levi to Savonlinna takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. While traveling from Levi, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Savonlinna, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 4°C. On the 24th (Fri), you're off to Turku.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Nature Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Kerimaki Church, Punkaharju Ridge
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church
Pikkukirkko ©
Pikkukirkko

1
day
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, then get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael's church.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Turku trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Savonlinna to Turku in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. May in Turku sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Archangel Michael's church ©
Archangel Michael's church

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night
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.
On the 26th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Pohjolan toimitalo, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, then steep yourself in history at Mannerheim Museum, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Helsinki trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Helsinki are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum
Pohjolan toimitalo
Pohjolan toimitalo

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