14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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

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.
Get some cultural insight at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali). Get some historical perspective at Temppeliaukio Church and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum. Explore Helsinki's surroundings by going to Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo (in Jarvenpaa) and Nuuksio National Park (in Espoo). Next up on the itinerary: hunt for treasures at Old Market Hall, look for gifts at Artisaani, browse the different shops at Kamppi Shopping Centre, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki day trip planner.

Auckland, New Zealand to Helsinki is an approximately 28-hour flight. You'll gain 10 hours traveling from Auckland to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. In January, Helsinki is cooler than Auckland - with highs of -3°C and lows of -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo, Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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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 31st (Fri), view the masterpieces at Photographic Centre Peri, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and then browse the different shops at Kauppakeskus Mylly. On your second day here, browse the different shops at Turun Kauppahalli, shop like a local with Galleria Joella, then view the masterpieces at Gallery A, then get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, and finally get engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Turku holiday maker site.

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In January, daily temperatures in Turku can reach -3°C, while at night they dip to -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Turku

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kauppakeskus Mylly
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Kauppakeskus Mylly ©
Kauppakeskus Mylly
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

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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 2nd (Sun), grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort. On the 3rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a taste of the local shopping with Elan Ski Shop & Rental and then bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Levi trip app.

Traveling by flight from Turku to Levi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Turku in February; daily highs in Levi reach -5°C and lows reach -12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Adventure · Trails
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Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

1
night
Saariselka

Saariselka ©
Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
On the 4th (Tue), get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, trek along Urho Kekkonen National Park, and then stop by Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Saariselka travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Levi to Saariselka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in February, and nighttime lows around -15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park

2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, then stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church. Keep things going the next day: browse the different shops at Arctic Circle Mall, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, and then don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Saariselka to Rovaniemi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. February in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of -6°C and lows of -11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

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