11 days in Finland Itinerary

11 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 1 night
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Levi
— 1 night
3
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
4
Tampere
— 1 night
5
Turku
— 1 night
6
Sund, Aland Island
— 2 nights

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
On the 21st (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, make a trip to Senate Square, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and finally step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. On the next day, find something for the whole family at Linnanmaki Amusement Park.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Helsinki trip itinerary maker app.

Charlotte, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 16-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Charlotte to Helsinki. Traveling from Charlotte in December, you will find days in Helsinki are much colder (37°F), and nights are slightly colder (27°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Linnanmaki Amusement Park ©
Linnanmaki Amusement Park
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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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 23rd (Sun), grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Levi route maker site.

You can fly from Helsinki to Levi in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In December, Levi is little chillier than Helsinki - with highs of 22°F and lows of 8°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Winter Sports · Parks · Tours · Outdoors
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, and finally revel in the low prices at Marttiini Store Old Factory. 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 - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip planner.

Traveling by car from Levi to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of 22°F and lows of 11°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): kick back and relax at Suolijarvi Beach, then stroll around Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, then get engrossed in the history at Emil Aaltosen Museo, and finally explore the world behind art at Hiekka Art Museum.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Tampere day trip website.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Tampere by combination of flight and train takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Rovaniemi in December: high temperatures in Tampere hover around 31°F and lows are around 22°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums
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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Hiekka Art Museum ©
Hiekka Art Museum
Emil Aaltosen Museo ©
Emil Aaltosen Museo

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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 27th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, stay fit while traveling at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then take an in-depth tour of Turku Castle, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World.

For reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Turku online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Tampere to Turku by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 34°F, while at night they dip to 25°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Sund.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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Sund, Aland Island

Sund is a municipality of Åland. Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Kastelholm Castle, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then admire the masterpieces at The Aland Island Art Museum, and finally walk around Lilla holmen. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Bomarsund, then try to win big at PAF Casino, then catch a live event at Wiklof Holding Arena, and finally take a leisurely stroll along The Maritime Quarter.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Sund online trip itinerary maker.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Turku to Sund. In December, daytime highs in Sund are 37°F, while nighttime lows are 29°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sund

Fun & Games · Museums · Casinos · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 27 — 29:
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Room Escape Games
Kastelholm Castle ©
Kastelholm Castle
Wiklof Holding Arena ©
Wiklof Holding Arena

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