11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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11 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Ulaanbaatar
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Ulaanbaatar

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.
Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo--about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Helsinki trip itinerary planner.

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia to Helsinki is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Ulaanbaatar to Helsinki. While traveling from Ulaanbaatar, expect somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Helsinki, ranging from highs of 5°C to lows of 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio 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 19th (Tue): get lost in a book at Turku City Library, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and then get in on the family fun at Vaski Adventure Island. On the 20th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Bike Rental - by Carfield, examine the collection at Louhisaari Manor, take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, then take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Turku road trip planning website .

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In November, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Louhisaari Manor, Vaski Adventure Island
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Louhisaari Manor ©
Louhisaari Manor

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Levi Ski Resort and then join the crowd at Icekarting Levi. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures and then glide through natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Levi day trip planning site .

Traveling by flight from Turku to Levi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Turku in November, things will get a bit cooler in Levi: highs are around -3°C and lows about -11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Giewont Husky Adventures, 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

3
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, make a trip to Santa Claus Village, then enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office, and finally stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier. On the next day, find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, then browse the collection at Rovaniemi City Library, and then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Rovaniemi travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Levi to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between -2°C during the day and -7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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