13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Atlanta
Fly:  14 h 45 min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
3
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  18 h 15 min
End: Atlanta

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.
Pack the 25th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, make a trip to Senate Square, and take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland.

For ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Helsinki road trip planning app.

Atlanta, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 15-hour flight. Traveling from Atlanta to Helsinki, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Atlanta in December, expect nights in Helsinki to be a bit cooler, around 27°F, while days are colder, around 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums

Side Trip

Vantaa Art Museum
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): browse the collection at Turku City Library, contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, thenstep into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, thendon't miss a visit to Naantali Church, and then cool off at JukuPark Turku is open 1 of September?.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Turku travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 34°F in December, and nighttime lows around 25°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums

Side Trip

Naantali Church
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

1
night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): gear up at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Yllas Ski Resort, thenbet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, and then stroll through Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Akaslompolo trip itinerary site.

Fly from Turku to Akaslompolo in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Turku in December, things will get a bit cooler in Akaslompolo: highs are around 23°F and lows about 9°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Levi, Yllas Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

3
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: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and see Santa Claus Office.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi online travel route planner.

Drive from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between 22°F during the day and 11°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

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

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