15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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15 days in Finland Itinerary

Start: Rockhampton
Fly:  31​h
1
Helsinki
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h
2
Mustasaari
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Muonio
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Levi
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h 45​min
6
Kimito Island
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  34​h
End: Rockhampton

3
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fortress of Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Museum-lovers will get to explore Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum and Kansallisgalleria. Go for a jaunt from Helsinki to Espoo to see Nuuksio National Park about 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Rock Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali), get to know the fascinating history of The Esplanadi Park, and kick back and relax at Aurinkolahti Beach.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki tour app .

Rockhampton, Australia to Helsinki is an approximately 31-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a -8 hour difference. Traveling from Rockhampton in December, things will get cooler in Helsinki: highs are around 3°C and lows about -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Mustasaari.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

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

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Mustasaari

Mustasaari ©
Korsholm is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): head off the coast to Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find ratings and more tourist information, read Mustasaari trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Helsinki to Mustasaari. Traveling from Helsinki in December, expect nights in Mustasaari to be about the same, around -5°C, while days are slightly colder, around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Mustasaari

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site
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2
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Rovaniemi trip itinerary builder website .

Getting from Mustasaari to Rovaniemi by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: fly. In December, Rovaniemi is slightly colder than Mustasaari - with highs of -6°C and lows of -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Muonio.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Outdoors Museums Tours
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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

few
hours
Muonio

Muonio
Muonio is a municipality of Finland.The town is located in far northern Finland above the Arctic Circle on the country's western border, within the area of the former Lappi province. Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): examine the collection at Muonion Kotiseutumuseo and then steep yourself in history at Keimioniemi Fishing Cabins.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Muonio travel app .

Getting from Rovaniemi to Muonio by car takes about 3 hours. Traveling from Rovaniemi in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Muonio, with lows of -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Levi.

Things to do in Muonio

Historic Sites
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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 12th (Wed), get interesting insight from Levi Ski Resort.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Levi trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Muonio to Levi takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around -6°C in December, and nighttime lows around -15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Kimito Island.

Things to do in Levi

Winter Sports Outdoors Parks
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort

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nights
Kimito Island

Kimito Island ©
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): examine the collection at Luostarinmaki Handicrafts Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: visit a coastal fixture at Archipelago National Park.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Kimito Island trip planning site .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Levi to Kimito Island in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Levi in December, with highs in Kimito Island at 3°C and lows at -2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kimito Island

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Turku
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Archipelago National Park ©
Archipelago National Park
Turku Castle ©
Turku Castle
Turku Cathedral ©
Turku Cathedral

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