13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 1 night
2
Turku
— 3 nights
3
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
4
Levi
— 3 nights
5
Helsinki
— 2 nights

1
night
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.
On the 22nd (Thu), appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park. On the 23rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: deepen your knowledge of military history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), thenmake a trip to Senate Square, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Helsinki trip itinerary planning tool.

London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from London to Helsinki, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in December, things will get slightly colder in Helsinki: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) ©
Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali)

3
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 24th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, browse the collection at Turku City Library, thenexplore the world behind art at Turku Art Museum, and finally step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle. On your second day here, trek along The Archipelago Trail, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael's church, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, and finally attend a concert at Sibeliusmuseum.

To see reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Turku tour planner.

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. December in Turku sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Uto ©
Uto
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for wildlife, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and see Santa Claus Office.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip itinerary site.

Getting from Turku to Rovaniemi by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Turku in December: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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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 29th (Thu), have some family-friendly fun at Winter Laser World - Levi, thentake in the exciting artwork at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and then make a trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage. On the 30th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Levi online tour builder.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. You will leave for Helsinki on the 31st (Sat).

Things to do in Levi

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Winter Laser World - Levi ©
Winter Laser World - Levi
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Explore Helsinki further: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

To find ratings and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki visit planning tool.

Fly from Levi to Helsinki in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In December, Helsinki is a bit warmer than Levi - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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