14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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Rukatunturi
— 1 day
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Kemi
— 1 night
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Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
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Levi
— 3 nights
5
Tampere
— 2 nights
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Helsinki
— 4 nights

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Rukatunturi

Rukatunturi ©
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): see exotic creatures in open habitats at Kuusamo Safaris Day Tours, get a dose of the wild on Era-Susi Huskies - Day Tours, then explore the world behind art at Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at Rukaland.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Rukatunturi vacation maker site.

Helsinki to Rukatunturi is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Helsinki in December, expect nights in Rukatunturi to be much colder, around -16°C, while days are a bit cooler, around -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Kemi.

Things to do in Rukatunturi

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Spas

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Rukaland ©
Rukaland
Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre ©
Hannu Hautala Nature Photography Centre

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Kemi

Kemi ©
Kemi is a town and municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Tornio Church, take an exotic tour of Lapponia Safaris - Day tours, then take an in-depth tour of The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley, then identify plant and animal life at Kotielainpuisto Arkadia, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Kemi Church.

For maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Kemi trip builder app.

You can drive from Rukatunturi to Kemi in 3.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Rukatunturi in December; daily highs in Kemi reach -3°C and lows reach -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Kemi

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

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Kotielainpuisto Arkadia ©
Kotielainpuisto Arkadia
The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley ©
The Provincial Museum Of Tornio Valley
Kemi Church ©
Kemi Church

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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.
Get in touch with nature at Ranua Zoo and Napapiirin Porofarmi. Attractions like Santa Claus Village and Syvasenvaara Fell make great kid-friendly stops. Step out of Rovaniemi with an excursion to Tatuka Reindeerfarm in Ylitornio--about 38 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, hit the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, and enjoy some diversion at Santa Claus Office.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi day trip website.

Getting from Kemi to Rovaniemi by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are -6°C, while nighttime lows are -13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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Ranua Zoo ©
Ranua Zoo
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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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.
Attractions like Elan Ski Shop & Rental and Levi Ski Resort make great kid-friendly stops. Get in touch with nature at Kids' Land and Yllas Ski Resort. Step out of Levi to go to Kolari and see Powerun Adventures, which is approximately 54 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the galleries of LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, and look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Levi trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trips

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Elan Ski Shop & Rental ©
Elan Ski Shop & Rental
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Powerun Adventures ©
Powerun Adventures

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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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach, examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, then get a taste of local nightlife at Tea Shop Veistrom, then view the masterpieces at Galleria Ronga, and finally shop like a local with Laukko Manor. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Haihara Art Centre, stroll through Riihiniemen Uimaranta, then boost your wellbeing at Tullin Sauna, and finally explore the wide array of goods at City Sokos.

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

You can fly from Levi to Tampere in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Levi in December; daily highs in Tampere reach 0°C and lows reach -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Shopping · Museums · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

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Tea Shop Veistrom ©
Tea Shop Veistrom
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach

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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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Aurinkolahti Beach and Kallahdenniemi Beach. Attractions like Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral make great kid-friendly stops. And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Helsinki travel route website.

You can drive from Tampere to Helsinki in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Tampere, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Helsinki, ranging from highs of 3°C to lows of -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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