13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
Koli National Park
— 2 nights
3
Levi
— 1 night
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.
Pack the 19th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: explore the galleries of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

Plan my day in Helsinki using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Sydney, Australia to Helsinki is an approximately 23-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to Helsinki, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Sydney in December: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Helsinki

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

2
nights
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): stroll through Ukko-Koli, make a trip to Paateri, thensee the interesting displays at Pielisen Museum, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower. On the next day, contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen, thenhead outdoors with Neitikoski Rapids, and then stop by Koli Shop Retkitupa.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Koli National Park road trip tool.

Explore your travel options from Helsinki to Koli National Park with the Route module. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Helsinki in December: high temperatures in Koli National Park hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Koli Shop Retkitupa
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Ukko-Koli ©
Ukko-Koli
Pielisen Museum ©
Pielisen Museum
Pielinen ©
Pielinen

1
night
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 23rd (Mon), grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Yllas Ski Resort, join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Levi day trip tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Koli National Park to Levi. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Koli National Park in December; daily highs in Levi reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, thensee Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, thenfind something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, and then make a trip to Lordi's Square.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Levi to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Nature
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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