15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Nashville
Fly:  15 h 15 min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
4
Mustasaari
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5 h 45 min
5
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  19 h
End: Nashville

3
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.
Pack the 30th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your military savvy at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the masterpieces at Kansallisgalleria, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, and get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki itinerary builder site.

Nashville, USA to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Nashville to Helsinki is 8 hours. Traveling from Nashville in December, expect Helsinki to be slightly colder, temps between 37°F and 27°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): get lost in a book at Turku City Library, gain insight at Turku Cathedral, then take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, then kick back and relax at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, and finally get your game on at Moomin World. Keep things going the next day: get a taste of the local shopping with Galleria Joella, examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, then take an in-depth tour of Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Turku trip planner.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Turku are 34°F, while nighttime lows are 25°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Moomin World
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna ©
Ispoinen Beach and Sauna

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
On the 3rd (Thu), enjoy breathtaking views from Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Galleria Ronga. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Fri): find something for the whole family at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Tampere day trip app.

Take a train from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Tampere are 23°F, while nighttime lows are 13°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Museums Theme Parks
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Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower
Sarkanniemi Theme Park ©
Sarkanniemi Theme Park
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko

1
night
Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

For other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Mustasaari vacation website.

You can drive from Tampere to Mustasaari in 4 hours. January in Mustasaari sees daily highs of 25°F and lows of 15°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Lordi's Square, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. On the 7th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mustasaari to Rovaniemi. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Mustasaari in January: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around 16°F and lows are around 6°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Tours Wildlife
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Safaris

3
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.
On the 8th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, make a trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, then identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Huippupolku, Peak Trail in Levi. On the 9th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Levi Ski Resort.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Levi trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in January, plan for a bit cooler nights in Levi, with lows around -1°F. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Trails Adventure

Side Trip

Kittila
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage ©
Lapland Hotels SnowVillage

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