14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Dubai
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Turku
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Tampere
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
4
Kuopio
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h
5
Kuusamo
— 1 night
Bus:  2 h 30 min
6
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
7
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  14 h
End: Dubai

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Keep things going the next day: browse the exhibits of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate the long history of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Hakaniemi Market.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Helsinki online travel route builder.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Helsinki is an approximately 9.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Dubai in February, with highs in Helsinki at 0°C and lows at -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Room Escape Games

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 20th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, then take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then take an in-depth tour of Turku Castle, and finally get lost in a book at Turku City Library.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Turku holiday planner.

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. February in Turku sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

2
nights
Tampere

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, then examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower. On the 22nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Finlayson Church, and then enjoy some diversion at Pyynikki's Swim Hall.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Tampere route planner.

Getting from Turku to Tampere by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to -1°C, and evening lows to -7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can catch the train to Kuopio.

Things to do in Tampere

Fun & Games Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

St Olaf's Church in Tyrvaa
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Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower

2
nights
Kuopio

Kuopio ©
Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. On the 23rd (Sat), examine the collection at Kulttuurihistoriallinen Museo, immerse yourself in nature at Snellman Park, then see the interesting displays at Kuopion Korttelimuseo, then take in the waterfront at Kuopio Harbor, and finally have fun at Vainolanniemi. On the 24th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy breathtaking views from Puijo Tower, examine the collection at RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nikolaos Cathedral, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lutheran Cathedral, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

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Traveling by train from Tampere to Kuopio takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -3°C in February, and nighttime lows around -9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Kuopio

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites
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RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland ©
RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland
Puijo Tower ©
Puijo Tower
St. Nikolaos Cathedral ©
St. Nikolaos Cathedral

1
night
Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. On the 25th (Mon), fly down the slopes at Ruka, then relax in the rural setting at Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm, and then explore the world behind art at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Kuusamo trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Kuopio to Kuusamo in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In February, plan for daily highs up to -5°C, and evening lows to -12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to take a bus to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks
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Ruka ©
Ruka
Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre ©
Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre
Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm ©
Palosaari Reindeer and Fishing Farm

1
night
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, and then make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi trip planner.

Traveling by bus from Kuusamo to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. February in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of -6°C and lows of -11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa's House of Snowmobiles ©
Santa's House of Snowmobiles

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Icekarting Levi and Levi Ski Resort. When in Levi, make a side trip to see Lapland Hotels SnowVillage in Kittila, approximately Kittila away. And it doesn't end there: hit the slopes at Kids' Land, make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and shop like a local with LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Levi trip planner.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Levi are -5°C, while nighttime lows are -12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Kittila
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

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