15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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15 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Tampa
+2
train + bus + Fly:  19​h 15​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
— 4 nights
Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Tampa

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Step out of Rovaniemi to go to Pelkosenniemi and see Pyhatunturi, which is approximately 1h 35 min away. The adventure continues: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, get lost in a book at Rovaniemi City Library, and get in on the family fun at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Rovaniemi planning app .

Tampa, USA to Rovaniemi is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Time is 7 hours. Traveling from Tampa in November, things will get colder in Rovaniemi: highs are around 28°F and lows about 20°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Parks Theme Parks

Side Trip

Pyhatunturi
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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Levi: Safaris (in Akaslompolo) and Muonio (Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park & Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Levi Ski Resort, make a trip to Giewont Husky Adventures, join the crowd at Icekarting Levi, and hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Levi using our trip planner.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Levi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Levi, with lows of 15°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Lieksa.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

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

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. Change things up with a short trip to Koli Shop Retkitupa in Koli (about 1h 25 min away). There's still lots to do: hit the slopes at Ukko-Koli, take some stellar pictures from Rylays Hill, take a peaceful walk through Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto, and head outdoors with Neitikoski Rapids.

To find maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Lieksa trip planning app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Levi to Lieksa. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Levi in November; daily highs in Lieksa reach 34°F and lows reach 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Lieksa

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

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

4
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 to go to Espoo and see Nuuksio National Park, which is approximately 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, and admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church.

For where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Helsinki road trip planning app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Lieksa to Helsinki. While traveling from Lieksa, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Helsinki, ranging from highs of 37°F to lows of 27°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can 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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