9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Lexington
Fly:  18​h 45​min
1
Kotka
— 1 night
+2
train + Fly + bus:  6​h
2
Levi
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
4
Kuusamo
— 1 day
Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: Lexington

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night
Kotka

Kotka ©
Kotka is a city and municipality of Finland.Kotka is located on the coast of the Gulf of Finland at the mouth of Kymi River and it is part of the Kymenlaakso region in southern Finland. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): trek along Santalahti Nature Trail, take a stroll through Linden Esplanade, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Varissaari - Fort Elisabeth. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sun): step off the mainland to explore Lehman and then take a stroll through Stromforsin ruukki.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Kotka trip itinerary builder .

Lexington, USA to Kotka is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Time is 7 hours. When traveling from Lexington in March, plan for colder days in Kotka, with highs around 35°F, while nights are little chillier with lows around 23°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Kotka

Parks Outdoors Nature

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Stromforsin ruukki
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Stromforsin ruukki ©
Stromforsin ruukki

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort. On the 12th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and then experience rural life at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm.

For where to stay and more tourist information, refer to the Levi vacation planner.

You can do a combination of train, flight, and bus from Kotka to Levi in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Levi when traveling from Kotka in March, with lows around 16°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trip

Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery ©
LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery

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nights
Akaslompolo

On the 13th (Wed), meet the residents at Konijanka Petting Zoo and then get outside with Seven Fells Up. On the 14th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Akaslompolo Sportshop and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Akaslompolo trip builder tool .

Traveling by car from Levi to Akaslompolo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. March in Akaslompolo sees daily highs of 31°F and lows of 16°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to drive to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Safaris
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Akaslompolo Sportshop

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Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): take in breathtaking views at Kiutakongas Rapids and then hit the slopes at Ruka.

Discover how to plan a Kuusamo trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Akaslompolo to Kuusamo in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°F in March, and nighttime lows around 12°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kuusamo

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

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