15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rovaniemi
— 1 night
2
Levi
— 2 nights
3
Turku
— 2 nights
4
Tampere
— 2 nights
5
Helsinki
— 5 nights

1
night
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): make a trip to Lordi's Square, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, thensee Santa Claus Office, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village. On the next day, find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, thenget engrossed in the history at Arktikum, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church.

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Brisbane, Australia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -8 hour difference. In December, Rovaniemi is cooler than Brisbane - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Museums Outdoors
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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

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): make a trip to Lapland Hotels SnowVillage, bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, thenview the masterpieces at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, and finally take some stellar pictures from Huippupolku, Peak Trail in Levi. Keep things going the next day: kick your exploration up a notch at Levi Ski Resort.

To find other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Levi trip builder website.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Levi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Winter Sports Adventure

Side Trip

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

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nights
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 21st (Sat), browse the collection at Turku City Library, thenstep into the grandiose world of Turku Castle, thenget engrossed in the history at Aboa Vetus & Ars Nova, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun): have some family-friendly fun at Moomin World, thenstroll through Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, thenexamine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Turun Kauppahalli.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Turku tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Levi to Turku takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Levi in December, things will get somewhat warmer in Turku: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to go by car 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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): examine the collection at Spy Museum, kick back and relax at Rauhaniemi Beach, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Finlayson Church, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower. On the 24th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get in on the family fun at Sarkanniemi Theme Park.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Tampere trip builder.

You can drive from Turku to Tampere in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December in Tampere, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Helsinki.

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
Rauhaniemi Beach ©
Rauhaniemi Beach

5
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 27th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Linnanmaki Amusement Park. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, make a trip to Senate Square, and admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Helsinki travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Tampere to Helsinki in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Tampere in December, expect nights in Helsinki to be about the same, around °C, while days are a bit warmer, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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