14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Mexico City
Fly:  18 h 15 min
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
3
Levi
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
4
Inari
— 1 night
Fly:  6 h 30 min
5
Savonlinna
— 1 day
Drive:  3 h 15 min
6
Ruotsinpyhtaa
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  19 h 45 min
End: Mexico City

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church. Discover out-of-the-way places like Katajanokka and Hietaranta Beach. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, stop by Ullanlinna, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

For where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip maker website.

Mexico City, Mexico to Helsinki is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Mexico City to Helsinki is 8 hours. In January, Helsinki is much colder than Mexico City - with highs of -3°C and lows of -9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

2
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of St Henry's Ecumenical Art Chappel, thenkick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church, and finally get engrossed in the history at Turku Castle. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Vepsa Island, thenget engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, and then take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Turku road trip site.

Drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In January, daily temperatures in Turku can reach -3°C, while at night they dip to -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Turku

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): stroll through Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, don't miss a visit to Ounasjoki - River for activities, and then bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi. On the next day, grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Levi day trip planning website.

You can fly from Turku to Levi in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Turku in January, things will get little chillier in Levi: highs are around -11°C and lows about -21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

1
night
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): get great views at Otsamo Fell, thenexamine the collection at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Inari trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Levi to Inari takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -11°C in January, and nighttime lows around -20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Inari

Museums Historic Sites
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church
Otsamo Fell ©
Otsamo Fell

1
day
Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
On the 31st (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kerimaki Church, examine the collection at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, thenpause for some photo ops at Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Pikkukirkko, and finally step into the grandiose world of Savonlinna Cathedral.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Savonlinna trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Inari to Savonlinna takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Inari in January, expect somewhat warmer with lows of -15°C in Savonlinna. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to travel to Ruotsinpyhtaa.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Kerimaki Church
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

3
nights
Ruotsinpyhtaa

Ruotsinpyhtaa ©
Ruotsinpyhtää is a former municipality of Finland. Your inner history buff will appreciate St. John's Church and Stromforsin Ruukki. Get a sense of the local culture at Linden Esplanade and Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry. Venture out of the city with trips to Kotka Church (in Kotka), Salpa Line Museum (in Miehikkala) and Saint Peter and Saint Paul Cathedral (in Hamina). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila and take an in-depth tour of Langinkoski Imperial Fishing Lodge Museum.

Plan trip to Ruotsinpyhtaa with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Savonlinna to Ruotsinpyhtaa in 4 hours. In January, daytime highs in Ruotsinpyhtaa are -6°C, while nighttime lows are -12°C. On the 3rd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ruotsinpyhtaa

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Kotka, Hamina, Salpa Line Museum, Arboretum Mustila, Pyhtaa Church of Saint Henry
Find places to stay Jan 31 — Feb 3:
Highlights from your plan
Stromforsin Ruukki ©
Stromforsin Ruukki
St. John's Church ©
St. John's Church
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila

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