14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Miami
Fly:  13 h
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  4 h 45 min
2
Lieksa
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 45 min
3
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  17 h 15 min
End: Miami

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.
Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, and explore the world behind art at Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki trip planner.

Miami, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 13-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Miami to Helsinki. Traveling from Miami in December, things will get much colder in Helsinki: highs are around 37°F and lows about 27°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Lieksa.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Nuuksio National Park, Vantaa Art Museum
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
nights
Lieksa

Lieksa ©
Lieksa is a town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the North Karelia region. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): see the interesting displays at Pielisen Museum, don't miss a visit to Paateri, thenstop by Koli Shop Retkitupa, thentake in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower, and finally hit the slopes at Ukko-Koli. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Akka-Koli Hill and then take some stellar pictures from Rylays Hill.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Lieksa trip planning site.

Explore your travel options from Helsinki to Lieksa with the Route module. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Helsinki in December, with highs in Lieksa at 30°F and lows at 22°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Lieksa

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Koli National Park, Koli Shop Retkitupa
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Ukko-Koli ©
Ukko-Koli
Pielisen Museum ©
Pielisen Museum
Paateri ©
Paateri

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, get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, and enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi online holiday planner.

You can drive from Lieksa to Rovaniemi in 7 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. In January in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between 16°F during the day and 6°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Yllas Ski Resort, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and then join the crowd at Icekarting Levi.

For ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Levi trip planner.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Levi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Rovaniemi in January since evenings lows in Levi dip to -1°F. On the 8th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

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

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