9 days in Finland Itinerary

9 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
2
Saariselka
— 1 night
3
Levi
— 2 nights
4
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, thendon't miss a visit to Senate Square, thenexpand your understanding of the military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). On the 10th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, admire the landmark architecture of Helsinki Central Railway Station, and then explore the striking landscape of Nuuksio National Park.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki tour itinerary planner.

Mumbai, India to Helsinki is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Mumbai to Helsinki is minus 3.5 hours. In January, Helsinki is cooler than Mumbai - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Saariselka.

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
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

1
night
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
On the 11th (Sat), stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop, fly down the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park, and then get your game on at Saariselka Bowling.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Saariselka online visit planner.

Getting from Helsinki to Saariselka by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in January, expect Saariselka to be little chillier, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Fun & Games Nightlife Parks
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Saariselka Bowling ©
Saariselka Bowling
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): hit the slopes at Kids' Land and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. On the 13th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi and then explore the striking landscape of Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Levi trip planner.

You can fly from Saariselka to Levi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Levi are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports 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
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting 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.
On the 14th (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, thendon't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, thensee Santa Claus Office, and finally stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier. On the 15th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, thentake an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and then find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi route maker site.

Traveling by car from Levi to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Levi in January since evenings lows in Rovaniemi dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Tours Wildlife
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
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