15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Tijuana
Fly:  28 h
1
Helsinki
— 5 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  4 h 30 min
2
Levi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Rovaniemi
— 4 nights
Fly:  29 h
End: Tijuana

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Nuuksio National Park in Espoo (about 48 minutes away). There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, make a trip to Senate Square, get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, and admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church.

Before you visit Helsinki, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Tijuana, Mexico to Helsinki is an approximately 28- hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 10 hour difference. Traveling from Tijuana in January, things will get colder in Helsinki: highs are around -3°C and lows about -9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Nuuksio National Park
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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 (Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park & Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins). The adventure continues: explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort, hit the slopes at Kids' Land, stroll through Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm, and join the crowd at Icekarting Levi.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Levi trip itinerary builder tool.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Helsinki to Levi in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Helsinki in January, expect Levi to be little chillier, temps between -11°C and -21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can go by car to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Muonio, 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Rovaniemi: Amethyst Mine Lapland (in Luosto) and Pyhatunturi (in Pelkosenniemi). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, get in on the family fun at Moomin Snowcastle, and see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To see maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Rovaniemi itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Rovaniemi when traveling from Levi in January, with lows around -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Amethyst Mine Lapland, Pyhatunturi
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus

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