13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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13 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  16​h 15​min
End: New York City

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.
Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo--about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: learn about all things military at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki travel route planner .

New York City, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 7 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from New York City in November: high temperatures in Helsinki hover around 40°F and lows are around 32°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

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
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 6th (Fri), get lost in a book at Turku City Library, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and then get in on the family fun at Vaski Adventure Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sat): deepen your appreciation for local ecosystems through Bike Rental - by Carfield, examine the collection at Louhisaari Manor, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, then take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Turku vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. November in Turku sees daily highs of 40°F and lows of 32°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Louhisaari Manor, Vaski Adventure Island
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Louhisaari Manor ©
Louhisaari Manor

3
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.
Take a break from Levi with a short trip to Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park in Muonio, about 58 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take a memorable tour with Levi Ski Resort, make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, and look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Levi travel route planning site .

Fly from Turku to Levi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Turku in November, with highs in Levi at 26°F and lows at 15°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Yllas Ski Resort, Giewont Husky Adventures, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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, fun & games, nightlife, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, get lost in a book at Rovaniemi City Library, and pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Levi to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. November in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of 28°F and lows of 20°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Tours Outdoors
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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