12 days in Finland Itinerary

12 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Copenhagen
Fly:  6 h 45 min
1
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Levi
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  4 h 30 min
3
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
End: Copenhagen

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 19th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Lordi's Square, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, don't miss a visit to 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.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi online vacation planner.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Rovaniemi is an approximately 6.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Copenhagen in November, things will get slightly colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around -2°C and lows about -7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums 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

2
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, then bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick your exploration up a notch at Levi Ski Resort.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Levi day trip tool.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Rovaniemi in November since evenings lows in Levi dip to -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Adventure Tours

Side Trip

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 23rd (Fri), browse the collection at Turku City Library, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, then get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World. Here are some ideas for day two: have fun at Adventure Park, see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Turku day trip planning website.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Levi to Turku takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Levi in November; daily highs in Turku reach 5°C and lows reach 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

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

5
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.
Pack the 26th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, and make a trip to Senate Square.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

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