13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Lieksa
— 2 nights
3
Levi
— 2 nights
4
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights

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.
Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Helsinki trip planner.

Orlando, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 7 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Orlando in December: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around °F and lows are around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Lieksa.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Lieksa

Lieksa ©
Lieksa is a town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the North Karelia region. On the 27th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Pielisen Museum, thendon't miss a visit to Paateri, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Rasavaara Observation tower, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Ukko-Koli. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Mon): get outside with Neitikoski Rapids, stroll through Akka-Koli Hill, and then take some stellar pictures from Rylays Hill.

Make your Lieksa itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Helsinki to Lieksa. Traveling from Helsinki in December, things will get little chillier in Lieksa: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Lieksa

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Koli National Park
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Ukko-Koli ©
Ukko-Koli
Pielisen Museum ©
Pielisen Museum
Neitikoski Rapids ©
Neitikoski Rapids

2
nights
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Get out of town with these interesting Levi side-trips: Lapland Hotels SnowVillage (in Kittila) and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio). There's still lots to do: explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort, hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort, identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Levi tour planning website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Lieksa to Levi. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Lieksa in December: high temperatures in Levi hover around °F and lows are around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Kittila, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Yllas Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Giewont Husky Adventures ©
Giewont Husky Adventures

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: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, revel in the low prices at Marttiini Store Old Factory, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi online route builder.

Traveling by car from Levi to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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
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