14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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14 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly + Drive:  11​h 30​min
1
Kouvola
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
Lieksa
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Levi
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Dubai

1
night
Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): see the interesting displays at Kouvola City Museum and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Repovesi National Park.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Kouvola route builder tool .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Kouvola is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Dubai to Kouvola is minus 2 hours. In November, Kouvola is cooler than Dubai - with highs of 2°C and lows of -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Lieksa.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks Nature Museums
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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park

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. On the 23rd (Sat), see the interesting displays at Pielisen Museum, then make a trip to Paateri, then enjoy breathtaking views from Rasavaara Observation tower, and finally fly down the slopes at Ukko-Koli. Keep things going the next day: hike along Akka-Koli Hill, then get outside with Neitikoski Rapids, and then pause for some photo ops at Paalasmaan Surukivi.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Lieksa road trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Kouvola to Lieksa takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In November, plan for daily highs up to 1°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Lieksa

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Koli National Park, Paalasmaan Surukivi
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Ukko-Koli ©
Ukko-Koli
Paateri ©
Paateri
Pielisen Museum ©
Pielisen Museum

2
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 25th (Mon), see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier. Keep things going the next day: Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, and then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lieksa to Rovaniemi takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Lieksa in November, with highs in Rovaniemi at -2°C and lows at -7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: join the crowd at Icekarting Levi and then ski along the peaceful trails at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Levi trip planner.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in November, plan for a bit cooler nights in Levi, with lows around -11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Levi

Winter Sports Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Yllas Ski Resort, 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

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 29th (Fri), test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally get lost in a book at Turku City Library. On the 30th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get in on the family fun at Vaski Adventure Island, admire the striking features of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, see the interesting displays at Kylamaki Village of Living History, then examine the collection at Louhisaari Manor, and finally admire the natural beauty at Kultaranta Garden.

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

You can fly from Levi to Turku in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Levi in November: high temperatures in Turku hover around 5°C and lows are around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

Naantali, Louhisaari Manor
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

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.
When in Helsinki, make a side trip to see Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, approximately 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki vacation planning site .

Getting from Turku to Helsinki by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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