11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Toronto
Fly:  16 h
1
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Kimito Island
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  5 h 45 min
3
Levi
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  5 h 45 min
5
Mustasaari
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  4 h
6
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  13 h
End: Toronto

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 24th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Vepsa Island and then look for all kinds of wild species at Kurjenrahka National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally browse the collection at Turku City Library.

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Toronto, Canada to Turku is an approximately 20- hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Turku is 7 hours. In December, daytime highs in Turku are 1°C, while nighttime lows are -4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can go by car to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Kurjenrahka National Park
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Kurjenrahka National Park ©
Kurjenrahka National Park
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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night
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Archipelago National Park.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Kimito Island journey builder website.

Traveling by car from Turku to Kimito Island takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Kimito Island, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Wildlife Nature Parks
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park

1
day
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 27th (Thu): grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Levi online sightseeing planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Kimito Island to Levi in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Kimito Island in December, expect nights in Levi to be cooler, around -15°C, while days are little chillier, around -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Adventure Winter Sports Tours
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): make a trip to Lordi's Square, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

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You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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day
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Mustasaari holiday planner.

Explore your travel options from Rovaniemi to Mustasaari with the Route module. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Rovaniemi in December, with highs in Mustasaari at 0°C and lows at -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Wildlife Nature Parks

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Take a break from the city and head to Nuuksio National Park and Hietaranta Beach. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki online travel planner.

Explore your travel options from Mustasaari to Helsinki with the Route module. In December, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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