14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 1 night
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Turku
— 1 night
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Tampere
— 2 nights
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Kuusamo
— 1 night
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Saariselka
— 2 nights
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Levi
— 3 nights
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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights

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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.
On the 2nd (Wed), explore the galleries of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki trip itinerary maker tool.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Helsinki is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is minus 2 hours. In January, Helsinki is cooler than Dubai - with highs of -3°C and lows of -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Room Escape Games
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria

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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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, then get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, then explore the galleries of Turku Castle, and finally browse the collection at Turku City Library.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Turku online trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Helsinki to Turku in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. January in Turku sees daily highs of -3°C and lows of -9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites · Museums · Fun & Games
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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Tampere

Tampere ©

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then get your game on at PortaaliVR, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, then steep yourself in history at Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, and then enjoy some diversion at Pyynikki's Swim Hall.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Tampere trip planner.

You can drive from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In January in Tampere, expect temperatures between -5°C during the day and -12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Kuusamo.

Things to do in Tampere

Fun & Games · Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Jan 4 — 6:
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Pyynikki's Swim Hall ©
Pyynikki's Swim Hall
Room Escape Games
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower

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Kuusamo

Kuusamo ©
Kuusamo is a town and municipality in Finland. Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): hit the slopes at Ruka, look for gifts at Shopping Center Kumpare, and then admire the masterpieces at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Kuusamo online trip planner.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Tampere to Kuusamo takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In January, Kuusamo is a bit cooler than Tampere - with highs of -10°C and lows of -19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Saariselka.

Things to do in Kuusamo

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Jan 6 — 7:
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Ruka ©
Ruka
Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre ©
Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre
Shopping Center Kumpare ©
Shopping Center Kumpare

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): hit the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: fly down the slopes at Urho Kekkonen National Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, and then look for gifts at Hippupuoti Gift Shop.

For reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Saariselka road trip website.

You can 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 9th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 7 — 9:
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Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel ©
Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Icekarting Levi and Levi Ski Resort. Go for a jaunt from Levi to Kittila to see Lapland Hotels SnowVillage about 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, view the masterpieces at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, hit the slopes at Kids' Land, and get all the equipment you need at Elan Ski Shop & Rental.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Levi online itinerary planner.

Getting from Saariselka to Levi by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Levi can reach -11°C, while at night they dip to -21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 9 — 12:
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Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

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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 13th (Sun): stop by Your Piece Of Finland, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then get lost in a book at Rovaniemi City Library, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally take an in-depth tour of Rovaniemi Local History Museum. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, and then surround yourself with nature on Tatuka Reindeerfarm.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi visit planner.

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Levi in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Rovaniemi, with lows of -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Museums

Side Trip

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Safaris
Rovaniemi City Library ©
Rovaniemi City Library
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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