14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 1 night
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Saariselka
— 2 nights
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Levi
— 2 nights
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Turku
— 2 nights
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Savonlinna
— 1 day
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Helsinki
— 3 nights

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Rovaniemi

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 5th (Tue): get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, and then have some family-friendly fun at Snowman World Igloo Hotel. On the 6th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, then take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, and finally engage your brain at Pilke Science Centre.

For other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip website.

Melbourne, Australia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 26-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Melbourne to Rovaniemi. Traveling from Melbourne in February, things will get much colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around -6°C and lows about -11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Saariselka.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Museums · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Feb 5 — 6:
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
Safaris
Rovaniemi Church ©
Rovaniemi Church

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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.
On the 7th (Thu), surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, then explore the striking landscape of Urho Kekkonen National Park, and then examine the collection at Gold Prospector Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: fly down the slopes at Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Saariselka tour planner.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Saariselka takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in February, expect a bit cooler with lows of -15°C in Saariselka. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 6 — 8:
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Urho Kekkonen National Park ©
Urho Kekkonen National Park
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort ©
Saariselka Ski & Sport Resort
Gold Prospector Museum ©
Gold Prospector Museum

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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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: fly down the slopes at Kids' Land, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and then bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Levi trip planner.

Fly from Saariselka to Levi in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -5°C in February, and nighttime lows around -12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Winter Sports
Find places to stay Feb 8 — 10:
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

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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 11th (Mon): stroll through Vepsa Island and then explore the striking landscape of Kurjenrahka National Park. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael's church.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Turku online road trip planner.

Fly from Levi to Turku in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In February, Turku is a bit warmer than Levi - with highs of 0°C and lows of -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to drive to Savonlinna.

Things to do in Turku

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 10 — 12:
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Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova ©
Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova

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Savonlinna

Savonlinna ©
The picturesque town of Savonlinna sits on two islands surrounded by shimmering lakes and lush greenery.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Savonlinna Cathedral, pause for some serene contemplation at Pikkukirkko, explore the historical opulence of Olavinlinna Castle, see the interesting displays at Savonlinna Provincial Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Olavinlinnan Musta Passi, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kerimaki Church.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Savonlinna trip planner.

You can drive from Turku to Savonlinna in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or fly. In February, Savonlinna is a bit cooler than Turku - with highs of -3°C and lows of -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Savonlinna

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 12 — 13:
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Olavinlinna Castle ©
Olavinlinna Castle
Savonlinna Cathedral ©
Savonlinna Cathedral
Kerimaki Church ©
Kerimaki Church

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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.
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Kamppi Chapel of Silence will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kansallisgalleria and Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Helsinki: Raseborg (Hagen - Ramsholmen - Hogholmen & Raseborg Castle). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland, admire the masterpieces at Design Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Snappertunan kirkko, and look for gifts at Pien Shop & Bar.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki online visit planner.

Drive from Savonlinna to Helsinki in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In February, Helsinki is a bit warmer than Savonlinna - with highs of 0°C and lows of -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 13 — 16:
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Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
Kansallisgalleria ©
Kansallisgalleria
The National Museum of Finland ©
The National Museum of Finland

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