12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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12 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Taipei
Fly:  25​h
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Levi
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 30​min
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly + subway:  15​h 15​min
End: Taipei

2
days
Rovaniemi

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 (Mon): snap pictures at Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, then find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village, and finally don't miss a visit to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Lordi's Square, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and then get in on the family fun at SantaPark.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi online tour itinerary maker .

Taipei, Taiwan to Rovaniemi is an approximately 25-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Taipei to Rovaniemi. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Taipei in December; daily highs in Rovaniemi reach -6°C and lows reach -13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can go by car to Levi.

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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris
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Santa Claus Office

2
days
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 26th (Wed): make a trip to Snow Village, admire all the interesting features of Ice Karting Levi, then make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Kid's Land. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort.

For where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Levi route builder app .

Drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Levi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Levi

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Snow Village
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Levi Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi
Snow Village ©
Snow Village

2
days
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): browse the collection at Turku City Library, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, then take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, and finally have fun at Moomin World. Keep things going the next day: get a new perspective on nature at Turku Biological Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally explore the ancient world of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

To find ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Turku vacation tool .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Levi to Turku in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Traveling from Levi in December, things will get a bit warmer in Turku: highs are around 1°C and lows about -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

4
days
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 31st (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, stroll through Sibelius Monument, make a trip to The Esplanadi Park, and browse the exhibits of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Helsinki journey maker tool .

You can drive from Turku to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in December, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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