13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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13 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Hong Kong
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
2
Tampere
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Turku
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 30​min
4
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Hong Kong

4
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 24th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, make a trip to Senate Square, and learn about all things military at Fortress of Suomenlinna.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki trip planner .

Hong Kong, China to Helsinki is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Hong Kong to Helsinki is minus 6 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Hong Kong in December; daily highs in Helsinki reach 3°C and lows reach -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Theme Parks
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Rock Church ©
Rock Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

1
night
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, then enjoy the sand and surf at Rauhaniemi Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampere Cathedral, and finally view the masterpieces at Galleria Ronga.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Tampere vacation app .

You can take a train from Helsinki to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Helsinki in December: high temperatures in Tampere hover around 0°C and lows are around -6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors
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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach
Tampere Cathedral ©
Tampere 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.
On the 27th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, learn more about the world around you at Turku Biological Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then have fun at Moomin World, and finally browse the collection at Turku City Library. On the 28th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: let the kids burn off some steam at Adventure Park, then see the interesting displays at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum, then explore the galleries of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Turku day trip website .

Traveling by train from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 1°C in December, and nighttime lows around -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Levi.

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
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): make a trip to Snow Village, then explore and take pictures at Ice Karting Levi, then make a trip to LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Huippupolku, Peak Trail in Levi. Here are some ideas for day two: ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort.

To see photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Levi trip itinerary builder tool .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Turku to Levi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Turku in December, with highs in Levi at -6°C and lows at -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

#Adventure, #Outdoors, #Trails

Side Trip

Snow Village
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Ice Karting Levi ©
Ice Karting Levi
Snow Village ©
Snow Village

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Mon): don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then look for gifts at LAURI, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally find something for the whole family at Santa Claus Village. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the views from Lumberjack's Candle Bridge, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, admire the masterpieces at Korundi House of Culture, then make a trip to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas, and finally look for gifts at Your Piece Of Finland.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi trip itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

#Museums, #Wildlife, #Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 1:
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
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