15 days in Finland Itinerary

15 days in Finland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Leeds
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9 h
1
Hanko
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Helsinki
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Tampere
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Shuttle:  5 h 30 min
4
Akaslompolo
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly + Train:  7 h
End: Leeds

1
day
Hanko

Hanko ©
Hanko is a bilingual port town and municipality on the south coast of Finland, 130km west of Helsinki. On the 13th (Wed), kick back and relax at Bellevue Beach, then hike along Tulliniemi Nature Path, and then take in panoramic vistas at Hanko Water Tower.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Hanko trip maker site.

Leeds, UK to Hanko is an approximately 9.5- hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Leeds to Hanko is 2 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Leeds in November; daily highs in Hanko reach 5°C and lows reach 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Hanko

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Bellevue Beach ©
Bellevue Beach
Tulliniemi Nature Path ©
Tulliniemi Nature Path
Hanko Water Tower
Hanko Water Tower

4
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Nuuksio National Park and Hietaranta Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Temppeliaukio Church and Sea Fortress Suomenlinna. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Katajanokka, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Esplanadi Park, look for gifts at Pien Shop & Bar, and pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Helsinki attractions planner.

You can drive from Hanko to Helsinki in 2 hours. In November in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Tampere.

Things to do in Helsinki

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

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

4
nights
Tampere

Tampere ©
Finland's third largest city, Tampere boasts an array of cultural offerings and a lively music scene.
Visiting Riihiniemen Uimaranta and Rauhaniemi Beach will get you outdoors. Pihamaa Estate & Winery and Finlayson Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tampere: Yyteri Beach (in Pori) and Ahtari Zoo (in Ahtari). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Vapriikin Museokeskus, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Alexander Nevsky and St. Nicholas, and contemplate the long history of Amuri Museum of Workers' Housing.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Tampere trip planner.

Getting from Helsinki to Tampere by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Akaslompolo.

Things to do in Tampere

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Yyteri Beach, Ahtari Zoo, Pihamaa Estate & Winery
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Ahtari Zoo ©
Ahtari Zoo
Yyteri Beach ©
Yyteri Beach
Vapriikin Museokeskus ©
Vapriikin Museokeskus

1
night
Akaslompolo

Akaslompolo ©
On the 22nd (Fri), take an exotic tour of a safari tour and then stroll through Yllas Ski Resort. On the 23rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Akaslompolo route planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Tampere to Akaslompolo takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Tampere in November, things will get slightly colder in Akaslompolo: highs are around -3°C and lows about -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can drive to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Akaslompolo

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Yllas Ski Resort, Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
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Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park ©
Pallas-Yllastunturi National Park
Safaris
Yllas Ski Resort ©
Yllas Ski Resort

3
nights
Rovaniemi

An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Get a sense of the local culture at Arktikum and Rovaniemi Church. Take a break from the city and head to Safaris and Nature & Wildlife Tours. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Santa Claus Village, examine the collection at Santa's House of Snowmobiles, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, and look for gifts at LAURI Handicraft Shop & Atelier.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Rovaniemi trip planner.

Traveling by car from Akaslompolo to Rovaniemi takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. November in Rovaniemi sees daily highs of -2°C and lows of -7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Safaris
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Arktikum ©
Arktikum

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