15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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15 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Riyadh
Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Levi
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h 30​min
3
Lieksa
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h
4
Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Riyadh

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, fun & games, nightlife, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village, get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus, see the interesting displays at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy.

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Rovaniemi is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Riyadh to Rovaniemi, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In January, Rovaniemi is cooler than Riyadh - with highs of -10°C and lows of -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Theme Parks Museums
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Safaris
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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 Levi's surroundings by going to Safaris (in Akaslompolo) and Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park (in Muonio). The adventure continues: explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort, don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, and identify plant and animal life at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Levi travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Rovaniemi to Levi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Levi, with lows of -21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Lieksa.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Giewont Husky Adventures, Safaris, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park, Yllas Ski Resort
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi
Safaris

2
nights
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. Go for a jaunt from Lieksa to Koli to see Koli Shop Retkitupa about 1h 25 min away. There's lots more to do: hit the slopes at Ukko-Koli, see the interesting displays at Pielisen Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Akka-Koli Hill, and get outside with Neitikoski Rapids.

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The Route module can help you plan travel from Levi to Lieksa. Traveling from Levi in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Lieksa, with lows of -14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Lieksa

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Koli National Park, Koli Shop Retkitupa
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Ukko-Koli ©
Ukko-Koli
Paateri ©
Paateri
Pielisen Museum ©
Pielisen Museum

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.
Step out of Helsinki with an excursion 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, explore the world behind art at Kansallisgalleria, stroll through The Esplanadi Park, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali).

For more things to do and other tourist information, read our Helsinki visit planning tool .

Explore your travel options from Lieksa to Helsinki with the Route module. In January, Helsinki is a bit warmer than Lieksa - with highs of -3°C and lows of -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

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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