15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
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Lieksa
— 4 nights
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Turku
— 3 nights
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Helsinki
— 4 nights

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Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

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, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, identify plant and animal life at Napapiirin Porofarmi, and stroll the grounds of German Soldier s Cemetery.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Rovaniemi day trip planner.

Toronto, Canada to Rovaniemi is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 7 hours. Traveling from Toronto in September, expect nights in Rovaniemi to be a bit cooler, around 6°C, while days are colder, around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Lieksa.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Museums
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Arctic Emotions Oy ©
Arctic Emotions Oy
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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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. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lieksa: Koli Shop Retkitupa (in Koli) and Koli National Park (Kolinuuron kierros Nature Trail, Paha-Koli Hill, &more). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Paateri, see the interesting displays at Pielisen Museum, and head outdoors with Neitikoski Rapids.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Lieksa trip tool.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Lieksa takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In September, daytime highs in Lieksa are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Turku.

Things to do in Lieksa

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

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Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Paateri ©
Paateri
Pielinen ©
Pielinen

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Turku

Turku ©
Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
Step out of Turku to go to Askainen and see Louhisaari Manor, which is approximately 40 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Turku Castle, browse the collection at Turku City Library, gain insight at Turku Cathedral, and learn about all things military at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Turku journey planner.

Traveling by car from Lieksa to Turku takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In September, daily temperatures in Turku can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Helsinki.

Things to do in Turku

Museums · Theme Parks · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral
Adventure Park ©
Adventure Park

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Helsinki

Helsinki ©

Daughter of the Baltic

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. Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Sea Fortress Suomenlinna, admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kamppi Chapel of Silence, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Turku to Helsinki takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In September, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Theme Parks

Side Trip

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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral