15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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15 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Tehran
bus + Fly:  11​h 45​min
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Turku
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
Fly + subway:  14​h 30​min
End: Tehran

4
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.
Take a break from Helsinki with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo, about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, and get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland.

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Tehran, Iran to Helsinki is an approximately 12-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and ferry; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Iran Standard Time (IRST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 1 hour. In December, Helsinki is slightly colder than Tehran - with highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

3
nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Turku: Louhisaari Manor (in Askainen) and Bonk Museum (in Uusikaupunki). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, enjoy some diversion at Adventure Park, examine the collection at Kylamaki Village of Living History, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read 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, plan for daily highs up to 1°C, and evening lows to -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Naantali, Louhisaari Manor, Bonk Museum
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Louhisaari Manor ©
Louhisaari Manor

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Levi: Muonio (Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins & Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park) and Snow Village (in Kittila). And it doesn't end there: glide through natural beauty at Levi Ski Resort, join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort, and experience rural life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

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Getting from Turku to Levi by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Turku in December, expect Levi to be little chillier, temps between -6°C and -15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Muonio, Kittila, Yllas Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park

4
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for wildlife, museums, fun & games, nightlife, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, see Santa Claus Office, and stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi online trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to -6°C, and evening lows to -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Theme Parks Museums
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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