15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 3 nights
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Turku
— 2 nights
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Lieksa
— 2 nights
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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
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Levi
— 3 nights

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Helsinki

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.
Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Espoo to see Nuuksio National Park about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), and get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki online holiday planner.

Lahore, Pakistan to Helsinki is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Lahore to Helsinki. When traveling from Lahore in December, plan for colder days and slightly colder nights in Helsinki: temperatures range from 3°C by day to -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 20 — 24:
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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), browse the collection at Turku City Library, step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, and then get in on the family fun at Vaski Adventure Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Turku Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, then enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Abo Akademi, and finally explore the galleries of Louhisaari Manor.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Turku road trip website.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In December, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 1°C, while at night they dip to -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Lieksa.

Things to do in Turku

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 24 — 26:
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

2
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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. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): make a trip to Paateri, then take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower, then hit the slopes at Ukko-Koli, and finally trek along Kasken Kierros Nature Trail. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with Neitikoski Rapids and then see the interesting displays at Pielisen Museum.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Lieksa holiday planner.

Getting from Turku to Lieksa by car takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. In December, plan for daily highs up to -1°C, and evening lows to -6°C. 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 · Trails

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 26 — 28:
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Ukko-Koli ©
Ukko-Koli
Pielisen Museum ©
Pielisen Museum
Neitikoski Rapids ©
Neitikoski Rapids

2
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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
On the 29th (Sun), revel in the low prices at Marttiini Store Old Factory, don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, then see Santa Claus Office, then pause for some serene contemplation at Rovaniemi Church, and finally take an in-depth tour of Arktikum. On the 30th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, Head underground at Syvasenvaara Fell, then get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, and finally make a trip to Lordi's Square.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovaniemi journey builder site.

Drive from Lieksa to Rovaniemi in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Lieksa in December: high temperatures in Rovaniemi hover around -6°C and lows are around -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Nature · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 30:
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SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Levi: Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio) and Lapland Hotels SnowVillage (in Kittila). There's much more to do: explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort, bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, stroll through Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Levi trip planner.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Levi can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 2:
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Giewont Husky Adventures ©
Giewont Husky Adventures

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