15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 3 nights
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Kouvola
— 2 nights
3
Levi
— 2 nights
4
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
5
Lieksa
— 4 nights

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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.
Popular historic sites such as Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Temppeliaukio Church are in your itinerary. Escape the urban bustle at Nuuksio National Park and Paavolan Tammi. Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto in Vantaa--about 30 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and admire the striking features of Helsinki Central Railway Station.

For ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Helsinki attractions planning app.

Tallinn, Estonia to Helsinki is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also ride a ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. In May, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Kouvola.

Things to do in Helsinki

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

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2
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Kouvola

Kouvola ©
Kouvola is a town and municipality in southeastern Finland. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Woikosken Automuseo, then explore the striking landscape of Repovesi National Park, and then steep yourself in history at Utti Fort. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Arboretum Mustila, get engrossed in the history at World Heritage Site - Verla Groundwood and Board Mill, then stroll through Hiidenvuori, and finally take a peaceful walk through Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area.

For maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Kouvola trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Helsinki to Kouvola takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Kouvola are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to Levi.

Things to do in Kouvola

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

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National Park
Repovesi National Park
4.8
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Wildlife Area
Arboretum Mustila
4.7

2
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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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): hit the slopes at Yllas Ski Resort and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. Keep things going the next day: glide through natural beauty at Torassieppi Reindeer Farm & Cottages and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Levi day trip planner.

Getting from Kouvola to Levi by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Kouvola in May, with highs in Levi at 11°C and lows at 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

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Biking Trail
Levi Ski Resort
4.4
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Ski Area
Yllas Ski Resort
4.1

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Take a break from the city and head to Safaris and Napapiirin Porofarmi. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Arctic Emotions Oy, get engrossed in the history at Arktikum, stop by LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier, and cast your line with a fishing tour.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Rovaniemi online itinerary builder.

You can drive from Levi to Rovaniemi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Rovaniemi are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Lieksa.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks · Tours
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Safari
Safaris
4.4
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History Museum
Arktikum
4.1
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Fishing Charter / Tour
Fishing Charters & Tours
4.8

4
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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. Step out of the city life by going to Tiilikkajarven Kansallispuisto and Neitikoski Rapids. Get a sense of the local culture at Uhrihalkeama and Pielisen Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Koli National Park (Akka-Koli Hill, Ukko-Koli Hill, &more) and Koli Shop Retkitupa (in Koli). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Patvinsuon Kansallispuisto.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Lieksa day trip planner.

Getting from Rovaniemi to Lieksa by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. In June, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lieksa

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Hiking Trail
Paha-Koli Hill
5.0
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Hiking Trail
Akka-Koli Hill
5.0
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Specialty Museum
Pielisen Museum
4.8

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