11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Ulaanbaatar
Fly:  10 h 30 min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Turku
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  4 h 45 min
3
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
+2
Train + Bus + 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.
Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Espoo to see Nuuksio National Park about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), browse the exhibits of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip itinerary maker site.

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia to Helsinki is an approximately 10.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Ulaanbaatar Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is minus 6 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Ulaanbaatar in November: highs in Helsinki hover around 5°C, while lows dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna

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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 browse the exhibits of Turku Castle, and then get in on the family fun at Vaski Adventure Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: grab your bike and head to Bike Rental - by Carfield, browse the exhibits of Louhisaari Manor, steep yourself in history at 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 more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Turku trip planner.

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November in Turku, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Turku

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

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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.
On the 21st (Thu), explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort and then join the crowd at Icekarting Levi. On the 22nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures and then explore the striking landscape of Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Levi travel itinerary planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Turku to Levi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Turku in November: high temperatures in Levi hover around -3°C and lows are around -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Tours Adventure

Side Trips

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Giewont Husky Adventures
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Giewont Husky Adventures ©
Giewont Husky Adventures

3
nights
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 23rd (Sat): take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then make a trip to Santa Claus Village, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sun): get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, get lost in a book at Rovaniemi City Library, and then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Levi to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach -2°C, while at night they dip to -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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