15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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15 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Auckland Central
Fly:  27​h
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
Mustasaari
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
4
Levi
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Pyhatunturi
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly:  31​h
End: Auckland Central

4
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 6th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Fortress of Suomenlinna, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, and take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip planner.

Auckland Central, New Zealand to Helsinki is an approximately 27-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and ferry. You'll gain 10 hours traveling from Auckland Central to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Auckland Central in April, things will get much colder in Helsinki: highs are around 9°C and lows about 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Outdoors
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Fortress of Suomenlinna ©
Fortress of Suomenlinna
Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
nights
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 9th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, explore the galleries of Turku Castle, and then head off the coast to Vepsa Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kurjenrahka National Park, take in the exciting artwork at Gallery A, then kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally browse the collection at Turku City Library.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Turku online journey planner .

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In April, daytime highs in Turku are 9°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Turku

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Kurjenrahka National Park
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Vepsa Island ©
Vepsa Island
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

1
night
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): step off the mainland to explore Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Mustasaari tour itinerary maker website .

Drive from Turku to Mustasaari in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In April, daytime highs in Mustasaari are 7°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Mustasaari

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Nature

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©

1
night
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 (Fri): explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, glide through natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, and then relax in the rural setting at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. Here are some ideas for day two: get all the equipment you need at Levi Ski Resort.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Levi driving holiday planning app .

Explore your travel options from Mustasaari to Levi with the Route module. When traveling from Mustasaari in April, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Levi: temperatures range from 3°C by day to -4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Levi

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails

Side Trip

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

1
night
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
On the 14th (Sun), explore the striking landscape of Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To find out how to plan a trip to Pyhatunturi, use our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Levi to Pyhatunturi in 2.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Pyhatunturi can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

#Parks, #Nature
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park

1
night
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 15th (Mon): stop by Your Piece Of Finland, buy something for everyone on your list at Arctic Circle Mall, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then make a trip to Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Pyhatunturi to Rovaniemi takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in April, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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