14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 3 nights
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Kimito Island
— 1 night
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Turku
— 2 nights
4
Lahti
— 1 night
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Mustasaari
— 1 night
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Kuusamo
— 1 day
7
Saariselka
— 1 night
8
Levi
— 2 nights
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Rovaniemi
— 1 night

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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.
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Temppeliaukio Church and Helsinki Cathedral. There's still lots to do: buy something for everyone on your list at Kamppi Shopping Centre, stop by Boss Shop, enjoy the sand and surf at Hietaranta Beach, and shop like a local with Old Market Hall.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Helsinki trip site.

London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in December, things will get slightly colder in Helsinki: highs are around 3°C and lows about -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Helsinki

Shopping · Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches

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Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Archipelago National Park.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Kimito Island trip maker tool.

Drive from Helsinki to Kimito Island in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In December in Kimito Island, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Nature · Wildlife · Parks
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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.
On the 29th (Sat), browse the collection at Turku City Library, enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, and finally explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kurjenrahka National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Kuusisto Manor, buy something for everyone on your list at Kauppakeskus Mylly, then take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Turku trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Kimito Island to Turku takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 1°C in December, and nighttime lows around -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can drive to Lahti.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

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Castle
Turku Castle
4.5
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Religious Site
Turku Cathedral
4.4

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Lahti

Lahti ©
Lahti is a city and municipality in Finland.Lahti is the capital of the Päijänne Tavastia region. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): glide through natural beauty at Messila Ski Centre, admire the local landmark of Musical Fountain, then get into the urban bustle at Sibelius Hall, and finally perfect your strike at Hohtokeila Lahti.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Lahti route maker site.

Traveling by car from Turku to Lahti takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. December in Lahti sees daily highs of -1°C and lows of -6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Lahti

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trip

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Bowling Alley
Hohtokeila Lahti
4.2
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Civic Center
Sibelius Hall
4.5
Fountain
Musical Fountain
4.2

1
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Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

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The Route module can help you plan travel from Lahti to Mustasaari. December in Mustasaari sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Nature · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

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Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): fly down the slopes at Ruka, look for gifts at Riipisen Wild Game and Souvenier Shop, then look for gifts at Shopping Center Kumpare, and finally get in on the family fun at Angry Birds Activity Park.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Kuusamo vacation planning website.

Explore your travel options from Mustasaari to Kuusamo with the Route module. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Mustasaari in January: high temperatures in Kuusamo hover around -10°C and lows are around -19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Theme Parks
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Ski Area
Ruka
4.4
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Shopping Center Kumpare
3.7

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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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum, hit the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park, then pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and finally find something for the whole family at Angry Birds Activity Park.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Saariselka vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Kuusamo to Saariselka in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. January in Saariselka sees daily highs of -11°C and lows of -20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Theme Parks · Nature · Museums · Trails

Side Trips

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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 4th (Fri), explore the striking landscape of Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, then join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm. On the next day, get all the equipment you need at Levi Ski Resort.

To see traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Levi journey maker website.

You can fly from Saariselka to Levi in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Levi can reach -11°C, while at night they dip to -21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

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Biking Trail
Levi Ski Resort
4.4
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Auto Race Track
Icekarting Levi
4.8

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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, then take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip planner.

Getting from Levi to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Levi in January, plan for a bit warmer nights in Rovaniemi, with lows around -17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Museums · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
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Must see
Safaris
4.4
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History Museum
Arktikum
4.1

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