15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Start: Tehran
Subway + Fly:  11 h 45 min
1
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Turku
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  4 h 45 min
3
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
+2
Bus + 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.
Change things up with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo (about 48 minutes away). There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

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Tehran, Iran to Helsinki is an approximately 12- hour combination of subway and flight. You can also do a combination of subway, flight, and ferry; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Iran Standard Time (IRST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 1.5 hours. Traveling from Tehran in December, expect Helsinki to be little chillier, temps between 3°C and -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to go by car 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Bonk Museum (in Uusikaupunki) and Louhisaari Manor (in Askainen). The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, let little ones run wild at Adventure Park, contemplate the long history of Turku Cathedral, and pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael's church.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Turku trip planner.

You can drive from Helsinki to Turku in 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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

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

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Levi: Muonio (Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins & Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park) and Lapland Hotels SnowVillage (in Kittila). And it doesn't end there: grab your bike and head to Levi Ski Resort, fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort, make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, and experience rural life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Levi trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Turku to Levi takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Turku in December, expect Levi to be slightly colder, temps between -6°C and -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Muonio, Kittila, Yllas Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

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, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, fly down the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Levi to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between -6°C during the day and -13°C at night. 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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