9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: London

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, then enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Marttiinin Shop Wanha Tehdas (Old Factory). On the next day, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then get lost in a book at Rovaniemi City Library, and then look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip planner .

London, UK to Rovaniemi is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Rovaniemi due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from London in November; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -2°C and lows reach -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Safaris
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Marttiini Store Old Factory ©
Marttiini Store Old Factory

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.
On the 26th (Tue), stop by Elan Ski Shop & Rental and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages and then ski along the peaceful trails at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Levi trip itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Levi, with lows of -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Muonio
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 28th (Thu), buy something for everyone on your list at Turun Kauppahalli, then get a taste of the local shopping with Galleria Joella, then trek along Bike Rental - by Carfield, and finally browse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Mylly.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Turku trip maker app .

Traveling by flight from Levi to Turku takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Levi in November: high temperatures in Turku hover around 5°C and lows are around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Shopping Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Kauppakeskus Mylly
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Kauppakeskus Mylly ©
Kauppakeskus Mylly
Turun Kauppahalli ©
Turun Kauppahalli
Galleria Joella ©
Galleria Joella

3
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.
Head to Market Square Kauppatori and Kamppi Shopping Centrefor some retail therapy. Change things up with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo (about 48 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki trip app .

Drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. November in Helsinki sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Nuuksio National Park ©
Nuuksio National Park
Market Square Kauppatori ©
Market Square Kauppatori

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