15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 3 nights
2
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 Uspenskin Cathedral (Uspenskin Katedraali) are in your itinerary. Escape the urban bustle at Nuuksio National Park and Sipoonkorven Kansallispuisto. Step out of Helsinki with an excursion to Paavolan Tammi in Lohjan Island--about 1h 5 min away. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Temppeliaukio Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Helsinki Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and explore the world behind art at Alvar Aalto's studio.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki road trip planner.

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 in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 7°C at night. 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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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church

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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Repovesi National Park ©
Repovesi National Park
Arboretum Mustila ©
Arboretum Mustila
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area ©
Niivermaki Nature Conservation Area

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

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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

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 Syvasenvaara Fell. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Arctic Emotions Oy, relax in the rural setting at Napapiirin Porofarmi, hit the slopes at Ounasvaaran Hiihtokeskus Oy, and get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi tour itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Levi to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 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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Safaris
Arktikum ©
Arktikum
Fishing Charters & Tours

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

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Lieksa day trip app.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Lieksa takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In June, daily temperatures in Lieksa can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lieksa

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Paha-Koli Hill ©
Paha-Koli Hill
Akka-Koli Hill ©
Akka-Koli Hill
Pielisen Museum ©
Pielisen Museum

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