15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Fly:  6 h
1
Helsinki
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Turku
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Tampere
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Kuopio
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
5
Koli National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7 h
6
Akaslompolo
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 15 min
7
Levi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
8
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
End: London

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Senate Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), thenwander the streets of Katajanokka, and finally explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Helsinki trip planner.

London, UK to Helsinki is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Helsinki is 2 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from London in February, with highs in Helsinki at 0°C and lows at -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can go by car to Turku.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Feb 23 — 25:
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

1
night
Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): browse the collection at Turku City Library, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Turku Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Ett Hem Museum, thenexplore the galleries of Turku Castle, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Turku trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Turku takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In February, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 0°C, while at night they dip to -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Turku

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
Find places to stay Feb 25 — 26:
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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Turku City Library ©
Turku City Library

2
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower, thencontemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing, thenenjoy some diversion at Pyynikki's Swim Hall, and finally get in on the excitement at Irti Maasta Tampere. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, thentest your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and then have some family-friendly fun at PortaaliVR.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Tampere sightseeing planner.

Getting from Turku to Tampere by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Tampere are -1°C, while nighttime lows are -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Kuopio.

Things to do in Tampere

Fun & Games Parks Museums
Find places to stay Feb 26 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Pyynikki's Swim Hall ©
Pyynikki's Swim Hall
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower ©
Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower

1
night
Kuopio

Kuopio is a city and a municipality located in the region of Northern Savonia, Finland. On the 1st (Fri), examine the collection at RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Nikolaos Cathedral, thenhave fun at Vainolanniemi, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Kuopio travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Tampere to Kuopio takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In February, daytime highs in Kuopio are -3°C, while nighttime lows are -9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can go by car to Koli National Park.

Things to do in Kuopio

Fun & Games Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 28 — Mar 1:
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Room Escape Games
St. Nikolaos Cathedral ©
St. Nikolaos Cathedral
RIISA - Orthodox Church Museum of Finland ©

2
nights
Koli National Park

Koli National Park ©
Although many Koli National Park tours revolve around the majestic natural landscape, there are still plenty of things to see and do for those pursuing culture and heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): take in panoramic vistas at Rasavaara Observation tower, see the interesting displays at Pielisen Museum, thendon't miss a visit to Paateri, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Ukko-Koli. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Pielinen, thenhike along Paha-Koli Hill, thenstop by Koli Shop Retkitupa, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Uhrihalkeama.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Koli National Park trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Kuopio to Koli National Park takes 2.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Koli National Park are 0°C, while nighttime lows are -8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Koli National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Koli Shop Retkitupa
Find places to stay Mar 1 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Ukko-Koli ©
Ukko-Koli
Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Pielisen Museum ©
Pielisen Museum

1
day
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour and then fly down the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Akaslompolo travel site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Koli National Park to Akaslompolo. In March, plan for daily highs up to 0°C, and evening lows to -10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Yllas Ski Resort
Find places to stay Mar 3 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort
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.
On the 5th (Tue), stroll through Levi Ski Resort. On the 6th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: have fun at Kids' Land, join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, and then identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Levi holiday website.

Drive from Akaslompolo to Levi in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Levi are 0°C, while nighttime lows are -10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
Find places to stay Mar 4 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

3
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: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, hit the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, and see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip builder website.

Drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between -1°C during the day and -9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Parks Theme Parks
Find places to stay Mar 6 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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