15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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15 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Lahore
Fly:  18 h 15 min
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Turku
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  6 h 30 min
3
Lieksa
— 2 nights
Drive:  6 h 15 min
4
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  21 h 30 min
End: Lahore

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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.
Step out of Helsinki to go to Espoo and see Nuuksio National Park, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Helsinki online trip planner .

Lahore, Pakistan to Helsinki is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Lahore to Helsinki is minus 3 hours. When traveling from Lahore in December, plan for cooler days and slightly colder nights in Helsinki: temperatures range from 3°C by day to -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough 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

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 25th (Wed), get lost in a book at Turku City Library, then browse the exhibits of Turku Castle, and then get in on the family fun at Vaski Adventure Island. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, then take an in-depth tour of Ett Hem Museum, then deepen your understanding at Abo Akademi, and finally examine the collection at Louhisaari Manor.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Turku trip planner .

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. December in Turku sees daily highs of 1°C and lows of -4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Lieksa.

Things to do in Turku

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Louhisaari Manor, Vaski Adventure Island
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Louhisaari Manor ©
Louhisaari Manor

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Lieksa

Lieksa ©
Lieksa is a town and municipality of Finland.It is located in the province of Eastern Finland and is part of the North Karelia region. Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): make a trip to Paateri, then enjoy breathtaking views from Rasavaara Observation tower, then hit the slopes at Ukko-Koli, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Kasken Kierros Nature Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head outdoors with Neitikoski Rapids and then see the interesting displays at Pielisen Museum.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Lieksa trip itinerary maker app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Turku to Lieksa. December in Lieksa sees daily highs of -1°C and lows of -6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Lieksa

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Koli National Park
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Ukko-Koli ©
Ukko-Koli
Paateri ©
Paateri
Pielisen Museum ©
Pielisen Museum

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 29th (Sun), make a trip to Marttiinin Wanha Tehdas, make a trip to Santa Claus Village, see Santa Claus Office, then pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, and finally take an in-depth tour of Arktikum. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, then Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, then find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, and finally make a trip to Lordi's Square.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi day trip website .

Traveling by car from Lieksa to Rovaniemi takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In December, Rovaniemi is slightly colder than Lieksa - with highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Nature
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Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Levi: Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio) and Snow Village (in Kittila). There's still lots to do: ski along the peaceful trails at Levi Ski Resort, bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort, and relax in the rural setting at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Levi trip planner .

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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

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

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