9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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9 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Newcastle upon Tyne
+3
train + foot + tram + Fly:  7​h 45​min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  4​h 30​min
3
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  9​h
End: Newcastle upon Tyne

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.
Pack the 18th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. The adventure continues: brush up on your military savvy at Fortress of Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki travel itinerary planner .

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 8-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Time is 2 hours. In February, Helsinki is slightly colder than Newcastle upon Tyne - with highs of 0°C and lows of -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Theme Parks, #Historic Sites, #Outdoors
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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Hietaranta Beach ©
Hietaranta Beach

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 20th (Wed), browse the collection at Turku City Library, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, have fun at Moomin World, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku trip itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In February, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 0°C, while at night they dip to -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Turku

#Historic Sites, #Fun & Games, #Museums

Side Trip

Moomin World
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Moomin World ©
Moomin World
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

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 (Thu): stroll through Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, and then make a trip to Snow Village. On your second day here, stroll through Levi Ski Resort.

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

Do a combination of flight and bus from Turku to Levi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Turku in February, things will get slightly colder in Levi: highs are around -5°C and lows about -12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

#Winter Sports, #Outdoors, #Trails

Side Trips

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Snow Village
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi

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nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, find something for the whole family at SantaPark, and then get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Lordi's Square, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then explore and take pictures at Lappi Areena, and finally see Santa Claus Office.

For maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi road trip planning website .

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. February in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of -6°C and lows of -11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Theme Parks, #Outdoors, #Tours
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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