13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

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:  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. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, and take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Helsinki trip planner.

New York City, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 12.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 7 hours. In November, Helsinki is little chillier than New York City - with highs of 40°F and lows of 32°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
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.
Kick off your visit 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 next day: explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Rental - by Carfield, examine the collection at Louhisaari Manor, take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, then get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Turku trip maker site.

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Turku are 40°F, while nighttime lows are 32°F. 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
Louhisaari Manor ©
Louhisaari Manor
Room Escape Games

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park in Muonio (about 58 minutes away). There's much more to do: glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort, make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, and identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Levi tour builder site.

You can fly from Turku to Levi in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In November, Levi is slightly colder than Turku - with highs of 26°F and lows of 15°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Yllas Ski Resort, Giewont Husky Adventures
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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: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, and Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell.

To find more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi day trip app.

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

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Tours Wildlife
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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