15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Helsinki
— 5 nights
Fly
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Saariselka
— 1 night
Drive
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Rovaniemi
— 2 nights
Drive
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Levi
— 2 nights
Fly
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Tampere
— 1 night
Drive
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Turku
— 2 nights
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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Helsinki Cathedral. Visiting Aurinkolahti Beach and Hietaranta Beach will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Temppeliaukio Church, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Korkeasaaren Elaintarha, get engrossed in the history at Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and don't miss a visit to Senate Square.

To see photos and other tourist information, read our Helsinki route site.

Singapore, Singapore to Helsinki is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Singapore Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. Traveling from Singapore in January, expect Helsinki to be much colder, temps between -3°C and -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Saariselka.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches · Outdoors
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1
night
Saariselka

Outdoor pursuits--ranging from cross-country skiing and snowmobiling to reindeer safaris and chasing Northern Lights--draw the largest number of tourists to Saariselka.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): hike along Urho Kekkonen National Park, then pause for some serene contemplation at Saariselka S:t Paulus Chapel, then look for gifts at Shamaan Design - Lappi Shop, and finally get a taste of local nightlife at Saariselka Bowling.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Saariselka trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Saariselka takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Traveling from Helsinki in January, expect Saariselka to be little chillier, temps between -11°C and -20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Saariselka

Parks · Nightlife · Winter Sports · Trails

Side Trip

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2
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Rovaniemi

Official Hometown of Santa Claus

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): get some fabulous bargains at Marttiini Store Old Factory, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, then see Santa Claus Office, and finally make a trip to Santa Claus Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: find something for the whole family at SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus and then get engrossed in the history at Arktikum.

For photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Rovaniemi online trip planner.

You can drive from Saariselka to Rovaniemi in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Rovaniemi can reach -10°C, while at night they dip to -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to drive to Levi.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Outdoors
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Must see
Safaris
4.4
Arktikum ©
History Museum
Arktikum
4.1

2
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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 15th (Tue): explore the landscape on two wheels at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the streets of Ounasjoki - River for activities, take in the exciting artwork at LUVATTUMAA - Levi Ice Gallery, then bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Santa"s Cottage & Pet Farm.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Levi travel planner.

Traveling by car from Rovaniemi to Levi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Rovaniemi in January, expect slightly colder with lows of -21°C in Levi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Tampere.

Things to do in Levi

Parks · Winter Sports · Trails · Outdoors
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Biking Trail
Levi Ski Resort
4.4
Icekarting Levi ©
Auto Race Track
Icekarting Levi
4.8

1
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Tampere

Manchester of the North

Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Rauhaniemi Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tampereen Tuomiokirkko, and then take in panoramic vistas at Pyynikki Park and Observation Tower.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Tampere trip itinerary builder app.

You can fly from Levi to Tampere in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Levi in January: high temperatures in Tampere hover around -5°C and lows are around -12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Turku.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites
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Tampereen Tuomiokirkko ©
Religious Site
Tampereen Tuomiokirkko
4.4

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Turku

Sitting at the mouth of the Aura River, Turku is one of Finland's quaintest and most historically rich towns.
On the 18th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Turku Cathedral, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ispoinen Beach and Sauna, then examine the collection at Luostarinmaen Kasityolaismuseo, and finally get lost in a book at Turku City Library. On the 19th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Vepsa Island and then step into the grandiose world of Turku Castle.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Turku trip app.

You can drive from Tampere to Turku in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to -3°C, and evening lows to -9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Turku

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Turku Castle ©
Castle
Turku Castle
4.5
Turku Cathedral ©
Religious Site
Turku Cathedral
4.4

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