13 days in Finland Itinerary

13 days in Finland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 1 night
2
Levi
— 2 nights
3
Tampere
— 2 nights
4
Turku
— 3 nights
5
Helsinki
— 3 nights

1
night
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 9th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi day trip planning website.

Montreal, Canada to Rovaniemi is an approximately 16-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Montreal to Rovaniemi. In February, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are -6°C, while nighttime lows are -11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Safaris
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

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.
On the 10th (Sat), stroll through Levi Ski Resort. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park and then join the crowd at Icekarting Levi.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Levi journey planner.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. February in Levi sees daily highs of -5°C and lows of -12°C at night. On the 12th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 13th (Tue), kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Vanha Kirkko. On the 14th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa, then steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Tampere travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from Levi to Tampere in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Levi in February: high temperatures in Tampere hover around -1°C and lows are around -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa
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Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa ©
St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing ©
Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): enjoy the sea views from Uto, then kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Turku Cathedral, then attend a concert at Sibeliusmuseum, then get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally browse the collection at Turku City Library.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Turku trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Turku are 0°C, while nighttime lows are -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Uto ©
Uto

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Katajanokka and Mannerheim Museum. Visiting Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In February, plan for daily highs up to 0°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Mannerheim Museum ©
Mannerheim Museum
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum