9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 1 day
2
Levi
— 3 nights
3
Kuusamo
— 1 night
4
Helsinki
— 2 nights

1
day
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip planner.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Rovaniemi is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Johannesburg in March; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -1°C and lows reach -9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
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Safaris

3
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Levi Ski Resort and Elan Ski Shop & Rental. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Lapland Hotels SnowVillage and Icekarting Levi. Step out of Levi to go to Akaslompolo and see Safaris, which is approximately 1h 5 min away. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Kids' Land.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Levi trip planner.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. March in Levi sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can drive to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Safaris, Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Safaris
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

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night
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, then look for gifts at Shopping Center Kumpare, and then fly down the slopes at Ruka.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Kuusamo itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Levi to Kuusamo takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In March in Kuusamo, expect temperatures between -2°C during the day and -13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors
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Ruka ©
Ruka
Shopping Center Kumpare ©
Shopping Center Kumpare
Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre ©
Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre

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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.
On the 7th (Thu), stop by Riimikko, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market, and finally view the masterpieces at Galleria Lapinlahti. On the 8th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: buy something for everyone on your list at Sello, then take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and then admire the masterpieces at Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki online trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Kuusamo to Helsinki in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In March, Helsinki is a bit warmer than Kuusamo - with highs of 3°C and lows of -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Shopping · Museums · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo, Riimikko, Sello
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Hakaniemi Market ©
Hakaniemi Market
Riimikko ©
Riimikko
Sello ©
Sello

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