14 days in Finland Itinerary

14 days in Finland Itinerary

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Fly
1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive
2
Luosto
— 1 night
Drive
3
Akaslompolo
— 2 nights
Fly
4
Turku
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Pori
— Few hours
Drive
6
Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive
7
Helsinki
— 4 nights
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): get some fabulous bargains at Marttiini Store Old Factory, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village. On the next day, take an in-depth tour of Arktikum and then find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi route site.

Washington DC, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 7 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Washington DC in November, with highs in Rovaniemi at 28°F and lows at 20°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Luosto.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Outdoors
Find places to stay Nov 26 — 27:
Highlights from your trip
Arktikum ©
History Museum
Arktikum
4.1

1
night
Luosto

Nestled among vast forests and fells, Luosto represents a small idyllic resort village set on the edge of Pyha-Luosto National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Kopara Reindeer Park and then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Amethyst Mine Lapland.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Luosto online trip builder.

Drive from Rovaniemi to Luosto in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. November in Luosto sees daily highs of 26°F and lows of 17°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Luosto

Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 27 — 28:
Highlights from your trip
Kopara Reindeer Park ©
Wildlife Area
Kopara Reindeer Park
4.3

2
nights
Akaslompolo

Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): head outdoors with Seven Fells Up and then look for gifts at Akaslompolo Sportshop.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Akaslompolo day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Luosto to Akaslompolo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Akaslompolo can reach 26°F, while at night they dip to 15°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel to Turku.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors · Shopping
Find places to stay Nov 28 — 30:
Highlights from your trip
Seven Fells Up ©
Outdoor Activity
Seven Fells Up
5.0
Akaslompolo Sportshop ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Akaslompolo Sportshop
4.1

2
nights
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 30th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Kultaranta Garden and then get your game on at Moomin World.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Turku trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Akaslompolo to Turku takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Akaslompolo in November, with highs in Turku at 40°F and lows at 32°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Pori.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 30 — Dec 2:
Highlights from your trip
Turku Castle ©
Castle
Turku Castle
4.5
Turku Cathedral ©
Religious Site
Turku Cathedral
4.4

few
hours
Pori

Pori is a city and municipality on the west coast of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): stroll through Yyteri Beach and then don't miss a visit to Juselius Mausoleum.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Pori online itinerary planner.

Getting from Turku to Pori by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 34°F, and evening lows to 24°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Pori

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 2 — 3:
Highlights from your trip
Yyteri Beach ©
Beach
Yyteri Beach
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2
nights
Tampere

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 3rd (Mon), take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, stroll through Suolijarvi Beach, then see the interesting displays at Tampere City Library, Metso, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vanha Kirkko. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Tue): kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, examine the collection at The Finnish Labour Museum Werstas, and then look for gifts at Keittioelamaa.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Tampere journey maker website.

You can drive from Pori to Tampere in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°F in December, and nighttime lows around 22°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums
Find places to stay Dec 2 — 4:
Highlights from your trip
Tampere City Library, Metso ©
Specialty Museum
Tampere City Library, Metso
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4
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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.
Pack the 7th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Temppeliaukio Church, step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, wander the streets of Ullanlinna, and enjoy the sand and surf at Aurinkolahti Beach.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Helsinki trip planner.

Getting from Tampere to Helsinki by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Tampere in December, expect nights in Helsinki to be about the same, around 27°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks · Beaches
Find places to stay Dec 4 — 8:
Highlights from your trip
Ullanlinna ©
Neighborhood
Ullanlinna
4.3

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